in person and online sessions

On mindful practice

Image by bady abbas (Unsplash) Mindful practice can be a most useful resource on transforming and overcoming persistent pain. To transform and overcome persistent pain, we need practices, tools, resources and a way of thinking that encourages us to take action. From...

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Face to face or online, your choice

Face to face starts next week, giving you the option of meeting in person or working together online. Part of the joy of working with you and helping you improve your life is to sit in the same space. Together we discover and create a way forward. You tell me your...

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Face to face sessions

I am starting some face to face sessions in the next week or so. Here are some of the main ways that we are maximising safety. Screening form Before your session, you will need to complete a screening and consent form. I will email this to you so that you can return...

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Dystonia awareness month

September 2020 is dystonia awareness month Dystonia is a movement disorder thought to affect 100,000 people in the UK. The condition is characterised by involuntary and unwanted movements and spasms. It can affect any part of the body, but more commonly the neck, jaw,...

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Mentor

We can all benefit from having a mentor. If you have a mentor, you might like to think about what that person does for you. How do they make you feel? What do they do for your energy? How do you feel in their presence? Most people will agree that a mentor enhances...

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Why I continue to do video online sessions

At the moment and for the foreseeable future, I continue to do video online calls. Why? There are a few reasons. I will explain. Over the past few weeks we have seen clinics opening for face to face sessions. So why I do continue to do video online sessions? Simply...

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Trail Life

Trail Life appeals to people who want to be in nature as a way to wellness Our natural orientation is towards wellness. The habits that we form determine whether we remain on this path or not. For example, the habit of regular movement through each day means that my...

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Happy Place

I am absolutely delighted to introduce Dave and Laura who have recently published two terrific books: Happy Place and Move Happy. They have a super story to tell. I met Dave last year on a writing and running retreat hosted by the excellent Adharanand Finn and Richard...

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Zoomed out

My son asked me why he feels lethargic at the moment, despite being active several times a day. Why would this be he wondered? We chatted about being zoomed out. Zoom and other online platforms have undoubtedly allowed many people to keep engaged. Work meetings,...

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Nausea and pain

Nausea and pain 'But what you never knew was that I was sitting on some nettles: my dress was hitched up, my thighs were covered with stings, and every time I made the slightest movement I was stung again. Well, stoicism wouldn't have been enough there. You didn't...

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This too shall pass….and then what?

Lincoln's famous quote, this too shall pass encourages people to take a view grounded in reality. But what happens next? How can we be useful? Time marches on. Another oft used quote, and indeed it does. 'When will things get back to normal?' people ask. But what is...

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The multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meeting

The multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meeting: How can we get the best of the time and the team? In medical departments and organisations where complex cases are managed, the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meeting is commonplace. Typically, the attendees include case...

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