SLOW DOWN and BREATHE

Each week a Write To Be You Reflective Writing Workshop has a different theme. Yesterday's group were reminded by a big sign taped to my front door to SLOW DOWN and BREATHE. Sounds easy enough, but can be hard to achieve when…

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Let Me Give You Some Advice (Not)

Advice is a funny thing.  We ask for it, but don't always listen to it.  Or we don't ask for it, but have it forced upon us anyway. There are certain things that we can advise others on effortlessly, but…

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Strangling Stereotypes

Photograph by Chloe Green 2012 Meeting someone at a party or social occasion and revealing to them that you've trained to be a psychotherapist, usually evokes a discernible reaction. Not always a pleasant one. Scenarios I've encountered: The Escape Artist…

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