Nowhere to turn? Try entering ‘The Silence’

Nowhere to turn? Try entering ‘The Silence’

Often, when we are feeling low, our first response is to reach out to someone in the hope that they will help us feel better. This could be a friend or a relative or a professional therapist like myself. Or we 'do' something instead; a little retail therapy or a trip to the gym, or we numb out in front of the TV and eat a whole packet of chocolate digestive biscuits. All of these…continue reading →
The Power of Silence – A guide to taking time out to ‘Be’

The Power of Silence – A guide to taking time out to ‘Be’

I am wildly enthusiastic about silence and often encourage my clients to take some time to consciously ‘enter into the silence’ as a way of recharging the mind and body, as well as the spirit. Based of my own experiences of being in silence, from 5-minute meditations, to ‘holy baths’, a half-day or a weekend, up to 8 day silent retreats, I know of no other activity that can induce such a profound sense of…continue reading →