Thoughts

How has your day been?

How has your day been?

I've had a good day working today. Many people complain about work but I feel privileged to be able to work and help people. I help clients who are struggling with stress and anxiety or bereavement and loss to reduce the pain and feel so much better. This means that I...

What Does Your Bookcase Say About You?

Someone asked me this question recently so I went and had a look at my bookcase in my office. One thing was certain it was overflowing with books, that's because I read a lot. Then I looked more closely at the books. I realised that I buy quite a lot of expensive...

Everyone Needs Their Own Reason to Stop Smoking

Everyone Needs Their Own Reason to Stop Smoking

Many years ago I used to be a smoker. Then one day I decided to stop. My reason was my children as I didn't want them breathing in my smoke. I wonder what your reason might be? Over the years I have met many smokers. I was even a smoke stop advisor in the NHS. Then I...

Change Expressed in Metaphors

A metaphor is a figure of speech or a symbol that gives richness to our vocabulary. Metaphors can be categorised and discussed at length but I am mainly interested in the metaphors that people use when they want to explain their problem and are looking for a change....