Sara Bussandri is a writer and published author, she volunteered to share her story as part of the National Story Telling Week event I held online. I’m very honoured that Sara got in touch, not only because she writes so beautifully, but because her story resonates so powerfully with me as a working parent. Sara takes us on her personal journey where her perception of her mental health was challenged by her own life and the life coach she met for that one session. When asked if she could be stressed, her initial response was categorically “No” - read Sara’s blog and see how her idea of stress and her own capacity to live the life she was living, changed.
Andy was diagnosed with severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder at around 16-17 years old; he wrote this blog for National Story Telling Week 2019 to share his experiences and love of writing. Andy shares how his love of writing helped him communicate with the people around him, allowing him to be seen - this was a very difficult step but Andy says he’s never looked back, that writing helped save his soul.
Emotions are learned and often children and young people benefit from our guidance, especially if their own strategies are having a negative impact on themselves and their relationships. In this blog I help create a sense of what safe anger is, how to talk about it and give 5 strategies that promote it.
This blog offers useful perspectives on anger and how we can support our children’s developing relationship with it.
If you find yourself saying you have no time to relax, then let me confront that thought with 5 ways you can bring relaxation into your life right now!
Waiting to find the time to relax and unwind doesn’t happen, which is why you’re not doing it. Here’s why you need to create the time.
Anxiety is spoken of a lot, but do you really understand what it is? In this blog I cover some of the anxiety basics to help develop your awareness and to facilitate the next stage; management.
Sometimes we think it’s the children that need to change how they respond to life, but there are ways which we as parents can make changes that will have a positive impact on how our children function with emotions i.e. anxiety
Wondering if the Social Anxiety Process Group is right for you? In this blog, I give you 10 reasons why it is.
Sometimes we like to know where the trainer is coming from when they deliver training on such an emotive subject; is it just their training and/or their experiences? In this blog I briefly share my experiences of social anxiety and the group I offer to you.