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How to emerge out of Lockdown and find our Selves again…

On Thursday I went into Brighton and wandered through the North Lanes. I bought a coffee and sat outside at a café. Later I bought a falafel wrap from “I Love Falafel, an old favourite of mine. As I sat at the café watching people go past, I felt part of myself returning. In theContinue reading “How to emerge out of Lockdown and find our Selves again…”

How is your nervous system coping with the news this week?

Watching the Harry and Meghan interview on Monday night, the emotion that stood out the most for me was fear. They both mentioned so many times that they felt that had no choice because their security was taken away and they felt unsafe. The fear had a sense of being historical as well as comingContinue reading “How is your nervous system coping with the news this week?”

How can we support our Teenagers?

It is getting harder and harder. For all of us. And the teenagers are really struggling. I work with several teenagers and have noticed feelings of apathy and depression really taking grip now. “I feel flat.” “Numb.” “Nothing – I don’t know.” “Unmotivated.” “Hopeless.” “Bored.” “Isolated.” “Lethargic.” “Its like being in prison.” Fed up ofContinue reading “How can we support our Teenagers?”

Exercise – Why do we really do it?

I passed a friend on the way back from the gym this morning at 7am.  She sent me a message saying, “I can’t believe you get up so early to go to Crossfit. “ I realise that to many it may seem like madness, some crazy fitness addiction, a punishing regime.  For many people, there isContinue reading “Exercise – Why do we really do it?”

September – A Month of Transition.

I noticed how the long-awaited relief of children returning to school was entwined with a feeling of loss and sadness this week. My mood dipped and I started to recognise this feeling as a familiar tone that sets in year after year in September. The sea suddenly becomes less inviting, I notice the evenings startContinue reading “September – A Month of Transition.”