Using meditation, breathing and simple exercises, mindfulness helps you become more aware of your thoughts and feelings so that instead of being overwhelmed by them, you’re better able to manage them.
Self-compassion involves acting the same way towards yourself when you are having a difficult time, fail, or notice something you don’t like about yourself as you would a friend. Instead of just ignoring your pain, you stop to ask “how can I comfort and care for myself in this moment?”.
Counselling and Psychotherapy Maidenhead My name is Gayle Creasey and I am an experienced psychotherapist. My counselling and psychotherapy practice is in Maidenhead (SL6 7JR). Covid 19 Update: I am currently offering online sessions until it is safe to meet in
I believe that at different times, we all struggle with ourselves, each other and events in our lives. I also believe that despite what we are presented with by life, we all have the potential to be happy and to find a sense of peace both with ourselves and our life. Learning how to bring mindfulness and self compassion into our lives can greatly enhance our ability to support ourselves in difficult times and can help us to re-connect with what is positive and beautiful in life. Sometimes finding someone we can trust and talk with about the parts of our lives that we do not understand or do not like enables us to re-connect with ourselves and to move towards life again....Read more
This course has literally changed my life – I wish I had done it years ago! Anxiety doesn’t grip me and knock me over like it used to
I didn't realise how much I needed this course until I began. Then as it went on I started to become a nicer person - to my loved ones and colleagues but also to myself
I feel much more mentally and emotionally equipped to live a more fulfilled life
The course had dramatically improved my capability to deal with stress and opened my eyes to all the good things that are already there in my life which I just didn't notice before