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Self worth

Morning! Hmmm yeah, hands up if you’ve been on this kind of journey? Self worth and self esteem are forged in childhood from believing you are lovable, worthy and enough. When things occur that rock those foundations, and I dont just mean neglect or cruelty, it shifts our perception of …

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Our inner protectors

How do we use and access our Internal Family Systems? Internal Family Systems was developed by Dr Richard Schwartz as a way to help people connect with, and better understand their inner world. It is used a lot in complex trauma work. In fact it was a recommendation as part …

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Complex PTSD and survival responses

With C-PTSD the ‘symptoms’ are survival mechanisms from painful past learning experiences. The body and nervous system remain hypervigilent to danger and danger cues. When the fight/flight response cant be eliminated by either avoidance or attack the system becomes overwhelmed with energy and dorsal vagal response causes an involuntary shut …

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Morning boost!

Hope you don’t mind Pukka (no one hates free advertising surely?!) Autumn is when I switch up my hot drinks. I love a herbal tea and currently I’m on a detox and avoiding my morning black coffee. Turmeric is a wonderful anti inflammatory so I’m giving myself a quick immune …

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Healthy boundaries

Something shifts gears once you begin to foster healthy boundaries… and it’s one of the transitions I love witnessing with my clients. In particular you can see the change in their relationships which were perhaps quite codependent and unhealthy in their patterns. How the person talks about their needs starts …