Why do we have painful emotions?

Painful emotions

The idea that we should feel happy all the time is pretty pervasive in our society… if we were just that bit richer, sexier, younger we would be in bliss… and its just around the corner.

Atisha’s heart meditation

Heart meditation

Many “positive thinkers” will encourage you to breath out all your negativity and suffering, and to breath in positivity. This does exactly the opposite ….

Support for stress and strong emotions:

More grounded and present

Being more grounded and present can help in many ways. It can help to stop us being so reactive to triggers, it can also help us to be more aware of our emotions, and more able to process them rather than repress them.

Try these simple tools for mindfulness

Tools for mindfulness

Mindfulness and meditation practices seem like a really good idea, but who has the time, and where do you start? Here are some supportive tools for mindfulness to start or develop your practice!

Do I need to be ill to have “therapy”?

Counselling for all

Therapy is about developing better life skills, learning to deal with the difficult emotions we all suffer from, and becoming more able to find lasting peace and happiness.