Connecting Space

Connecting Space

Connecting Space

What is Connecting Space?

Connecting Space: Counselling – Psychotherapy – Consultancy

Working with individuals, teams and organisations to facilitate personal growth and development.

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Therapy offered to fulltime students at a reduced rate of up to 15% £48

Supervision offered at a reduced rate

  • £55 for 1 hr
  • £80 for 1.5 hrs

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Develop and deepen your understanding of collective and personal unconscious processes and how the symbolism of dreams can communicate this.

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As the nights draw in and the days light fades early

Plants take there sustinace to their roots and withdraw under the earth for shelter

Trees shed their leaves

Birds migrate

Animals withdraw to their dens early

A time of reflection of being greatful for the years adventures and the hopes for the next

The  human body feels the cold and has the urge to seek out shelter

Mood can drop and the urge to hybernate , until spring reappears is all too familiar for some.

The season laying heavy on the mind

The holiday season can be  a time filled with joy, yet, for some people these months are filled with obligations, stress, and guilt and a dip in mood known as the winter blues or SAD

Throw out your inner critic.

One of the uglier parts of this season is the need for perfection – whether it is hosting the perfect party, having the best Christmas decorations on the block, or finding the perfect present for someone.   Of course you want to do your best, but it’s also important to be gentle with yourself and not aim for perfection if it starts to cause other harmful emotions like stress, anxiety, guilt, frustration or anger.  We tend to be most critical of ourselves and our actions so use this season as a reminder to practice compassion  with yourself as well as others.

Self Care when feeling low

1. Talk to somebody about how you feel – whether it be a friend, family member or colleague

2. Try and get involved in social activities – whether it be with friends or community groups

3. Improve your sleep routine

4. Set small goals for each day for you to achieve – making sure  they are realistic on how you feel on that day, its key that you create a structure to your day

5. Engage in self-care – look after yourself – do something that you enjoy at least once a day

6. Keep a though diary on how you feel each day – and try to challenge any negative thoughts that come up – keep positive affirmations in your diary!!

7. Practice a mindfulness technique

8. Try some light exercise such as going out for a walk

9. Avoid caffeine, alcohol and mood altering substances – also be mindful of how much sugar is in your diet

10. If you are experiencing low mood for longer than two weeks, we strongly recommend that you go and see your GP – this will help you explore what services are available


 

 

Author: Connecting Space • Last updated: December 7, 2017 9:35 am