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Nobody wants a dead canary

As recently as the 1980s, canaries were taken into coal mines by miners as an early warning system for toxic gases. The reason for this was that canaries are highly sensitive to such gases and so they become sick (and even die) at lower concentrations than people do. Therefore, the miners...
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And out of chaos comes....

Our house is a bit chaotic at the moment – Steve and I are reorganising how we use our space, making room for new and revived interests and hobbies, clearing away things we no longer need or use and reorganising our office set-up.  It’ll be great when it’s all done, but...
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Stress is a mind and body experience

Some people are surprised when they hear of the overlap between my massage therapy work and Ann’s stress management work and yet each of us meets clients who can benefit from the other’s approach. The reason for this overlap is the body’s response to stress. The stress response prepares your body...
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Anxiety in children

I read in the news recently that anxiety in children, particularly in teenage girls, is increasing significantly. Although saddened to read this, I wasn’t surprised as I do a lot of work with children to help them learn to manage, and then lose, anxieties which are affecting their lives – at...
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Therapy haiku: Fear of illness

A new Getting You There therapy haiku every Thursday...
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Therapy haiku: Strike a pose

A new Getting You There therapy haiku every Thursday...
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This is probably the number one myth about stress

I was r ecently invited to speak about stress to a group of about 55 people.  I’m always happy to accept such invitations because stress management is a favourite topic of mine and I enjoy speaking to groups who are interested in discovering how they might become more resilient to the...
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Therapy haiku: Imagination

A new Getting You There therapy haiku every Thursday...
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Therapy haiku: The mind is a field

A new Getting You There therapy haiku every Thursday...
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Life lessons from a terrier

Steve and I were on holiday recently, with our two Parson terriers, Eddie and Juno. Eddie is very keen on being in water – rivers, the sea, ponds, even the deep puddles on Burbage Common. He is always keen to get in and to have a paddle or a swim. After...
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Therapy Haiku: Hypnosis for anxiety

A new Getting You There therapy haiku every Thursday...
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Therapy haiku: What if?

A new Getting You There  Therapy Haiku  every week.
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