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Thought for today July 2016

“Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.” 
― Shannon L. Alder

 

 

Author: Jill • Filed under: Therapy Matters • Posted: July 14, 2016 3:51 pm

Thought for January 2016

A lot can happen in a year. As you reflect on 2015 . What have you decided to change in your life moving forward? What is on your Wish List?

“imagination is more important than knowledge” Albert Einstein

Imagery techniques and visualisation has long been used by most if not all cultures of the world, ancient and modern, and by most therapeutic approaches. Imagery is considered to be more effective when we are feeling relaxed. Imagery is used as a means to relax meditate improve future personal performance and development bring about future success gain confidence improve mood states reduce distress associated with traumatic memories gain understanding, insight, inner wisdom help overcome physical illnesses improve sports performance There is a growing body of evidence to support its use in a wide variety of physical conditions, and increasing evidence of its effectiveness in mental health (e.g. Gilbert & Irons 2004, Holmes, Arntz, Smucker 2007, Holmes, Crane, Fennell, Williams 2007, Stopa 2009). Imagery techniques are most often used as an integral part of a more comprehensive package of therapy.

Author: Jill • Filed under: Featured, Therapy Matters • Posted: January 14, 2016 12:15 pm

Thought for today

Once noticed not forgotten

“Until you make the unconscious conscious ,it will direct your life and you will call it fate”

 

-Carl Jung

Author: Jill • Filed under: Therapy Matters, Uncategorized • Posted: January 19, 2015 9:10 pm

January 2015

” Take time to reflect it broadens your vision”  JD-P

Author: Jill • Filed under: Featured, Therapy Matters • Posted: 8:34 pm

Thought for the month of September

Ask What If?

Too often we accept things the way they are.

That famous saying ‘if you always do what you always did you will always get what you all ways got.’

To realise our full potential  we need to update the strategies for dealing with life which we decided upon as infants.  When we find that these strategies are no longer working for us, we need to replace them with new ones which do work.

So when you reach an impasse  take a new approach.
J D-P

( TA Today pg7)

We cannot be made to feel or behave in particular ways by others, or by the environment.  Other people in our lives, or our life circumstances, may exert strong pressures on us.  But is always our decision whether to conform to these pressures.  We are responsible for our own feelings and behaviour.

Any time we make a decision, we can change that decision later. This is true of early decisions that we make about ourselves and the world. If some of these infant decisions are producing uncomfortable results for us as grown-ups, we can trace the decisions and change them for new more appropriate decisions. Thus people can change. We achieve change not merely by insight into our old patterns of behaviour, but by actively deciding to change those patterns. The changes we make can be real and lasting.’

Author: Jill • Filed under: Featured, Therapy Matters • Posted: September 1, 2011 3:39 pm

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