Ever since the big bang and probably before even that – the universe has been evolving: from a hydrogen cloud through the birth of Earth, the appearance of the first mammals, the domination of the planet by humans, to now. The direction has been towards ever increasing organisation and complexity: atoms organised into molecules, then […]
Times are so uncertain at the moment with the quadruple whammy of Covid 19, Brexit, climate crisis and ecological collapse. On top of that, a lot of us have massive personal challenges such as loss of loved ones, jobs and a way of life. The Focussed Mindfulness method may not be able to change the […]
Would you prefer to resolve troubling issues without having to talk about them? The Focussed Mindfulness MethodTM (FMM) works directly with feelings in the body and so accesses your hurt, sadness, fear, shame, shock, trauma, overwhelm or other emotions without you having to tell the story and re-live the pain. This makes FMMTM an excellent […]
Some tips and guidance if you recognise that your partner is controlling, coercive or abusive. Take time to plan and prepare before you make a change.
The Focussed Mindfulness Method TM is a set of guided visualisations and exercises that reduce the impact that past trauma and other memories, which can be unconscious, have on physical wellbeing and mental health. It offers freedom from shock and fear responses that drive anger, shame, blame, avoidance, despondency and disassociation. In effect it supports […]
What motivates you and makes you happy? Get clear on your values and purpose for 2020 Just before Xmas Helen Honisett: author, speaker and transformative leader sent me a copy of her new book – Defy Expectations: Learning to Lead with Love, Integrity and Trust. It resonated. One of the many great questions she asks […]
The Frozen Child technique works directly with trauma memories, even when these have been buried deep in the unconscious and cut off entirely from the conscious mind. Used alongside other Focussed Mindfulness techniques, a mindfulness practice and reflection (which could include counselling or another talking therapy) it will support recovery and rehabilitation in those who […]
Clare Walters January 2019. Inspired by Richard Rohr. A milking stool has 3 legs, it is a useful image to illustrate different and equally important facets to personal development. These can be termed waking up, growing up and shaping up. If we plant each of these legs firmly in the ground of presence we […]