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⁉️ Are you struggling with loneliness and isolation- probably because of your profession? ⁉️ Do you find that you are often ‘looking after’ friends and family and don’t feel comfortable sharing your own struggles with them? ⁉️ What issues are blocking your vision, stopping you from moving forward or being your best and keeping you stuck and frustrated?

12 steps to rebuild your life after domestic abuse

First published on Life Coach Directory: https://www.lifecoach-directory.org.uk/memberarticles/12-steps-to-rebuild-your-life-after-domestic-abuse Survivors of domestic abuse can find themselves in a weird space: some have described it as a limbo, others as a no-man’s land, stuck in an unending stretch of grey.  Some have felt like they are lost in wilderness of confusion, uncertainty and doubt. The situation is that […]

5 reasons you’re still trapped after domestic abuse

First published on Counselling Directory: https://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/memberarticles/5-reasons-youre-still-trapped-after-domestic-abuse One of my pet peeves in any discussion on the subject of domestic abuse is the question: “Why doesn’t *she leave?”  It’s extremely invalidating when the question is asked directly of the victim/survivor by those to whom she turns to for support.  Indeed, it can be devastating.  It can […]

Lessons from Jersey: Healing, Freedom and Being Present

Jesery taught me some principles of healing, freedom and being present … It was only two days into my holiday and it might as well have been over. My feet were hurting. Terribly. My legs were achy and wobbly, especially behind my knees. My thighs were throbbing and ankles sore. When I moved, it felt […]

What is your aim for Counselling? What do you want out of it?

What is your aim for counselling? As a client, what do you want out of it? As a counsellor, why do you do it? I’d called an ‘emergency’ supervision session because I was still reeling from two of the counselling sessions I’d had the day before: one in my private practice and the other in […]

Tips on Living Free – Evita, the Legacy of Eva Peron

How would you like yours to be a story of survival and triumph that transcends into immortality? I went to see Evita the musical with a dear friend recently.  To chill, hang out and catch up.  Not to look for lessons! 

Why You Need to Speak Up

Dear Blossom How are you doing, in this season of goodwill?  Are you looking forward to the big Christmas day/weekend?  To spending time with family and friends?  Or are missing certain family members and friends and feeling rather lonely and blue?  Whatever the case, do speak up for yourself when you need to. Why?  Because […]

If you want a change, make a change

Dear Blossom It’s amazing how the outdoors gives one a fresh perspective. I find it fascinating  how engaging with nature, just going for a walk, can clear the cobwebs from one’s head.  This thought came to mind the other day, which started out rather groggy for me – what with having so much to sift […]

With Whom Do You Hang Out?

Dear Blossom Have a quick review of the last 6 weeks: where did you spend most of your time? Who did you spend significant moments with? With whom did you share your highs and your lows, your doubts and your dreams? And how did you feel on the inside afterwards? Honoured? Listened to? Inspired? Motivated? […]