Our craft session (04-04-17)

Our last crafting meet up was on the 4th of April and we had an Easter theme to all of our crafts. Theresa and Barbara kindly demonstrated how to make a number of different paper flowers by folding crepe paper, napkins and tissue paper. The flowers turned out so lovely, we were all amazed at what we had made (and I personally, a little obsessed, with an instant urge to fill my flat with papers Read more about Our craft session (04-04-17)[…]

Self Soothing

What is Self-Soothing?     Self-Soothing is instilled in self-compassion and is important for stimulating your Soothing System and moving you away from your Threat System. Doing things that you love and things that calm and help you every day isn’t selfish, it’s self-care and something you deserve and are worthy of. It’s important to remember that you are entitled to this even when you feel like you haven’t done anything that warrants being kind Read more about Self Soothing[…]

What we discussed at our last meeting (20-03-17)

20-03-17 At the last meeting we explored mindfulness, how stress affects the body with physical symptoms, primary and secondary suffering, and what we use to help manage our pain. It was so lovely to see so many people at the group, and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for making me feel so welcomed whilst my heart rate was rising at the thought of having to talk Read more about What we discussed at our last meeting (20-03-17)[…]