Posts Tagged ‘Managing Emotions’

IS YOUR CHILD HIGHLY SENSITIVE?

Feb 16 2019

Does your child seem to feel things more deeply or intensely than others and process everything more thoroughly? Are they prone to having hurt feelings, cry more easily and become very upset by criticism? Are they bothered by being in busy places or around too much noise and prefer quiet time? Then they may be a Highly Sensitive Child.

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HIGHLY SENSITIVE PEOPLE AND PARENTING

Feb 07 2019

WHAT IS HIGH SENSITIVITY?

One in five people or 1.4 billion globally are born with the trait of high sensitivity (sensory processing sensitivity). Highly Sensitive People (HSPs) experience their emotions more deeply and intensely than non-HSPs and they process them for longer. They have high levels of empathy, are deeply compassionate, very intuitive and can pick up on subtleties that others are not aware of. But they can also get affected by environmental and sensory stimuli that others don’t notice or are simply not bothered by. (For example, crowds, too much noise, bright lights and overpowering smells.) And if there is too much stimuli, their sensory nervous system can go into a state of overarousal and they can start to feel overwhelmed and frazzled. 

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How to stay calm when you don’t feel it using NLP

May 21 2016

Do you know people who calmly swan around life without anything bothering them? Child meltdowns just seem to go over their heads. They bounce through a busy day with lightness and humour. Annoying aren’t they? Staying calm when you don’t feel it is an art, and the good news is that, using some techniques from Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), you too can learn this art of serene calmness, whatever the situation. These are my top tips that delegates and clients report work best and are easy to remember:

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A rant about having sex with an ex whilst healing

Sep 05 2013

There is an article in the Daily Mail today entitled “Why ‘ex-sex’ CAN be a good idea: Sleeping with an old lover lessens psychological distress of break-up… if you’re not over him” (You can read all about it here: LINK)

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So, how do you heal anger when you want to rip someone’s head off?

Jul 26 2013

What do you do when you are SO angry you want to rip someone’s head off? You actually think you COULD drown your kids or bash someone with your shopping trolley and you are not sure how to control it. In those moments, if another hippy tells you “you need to relax” or recommends that you try yoga or meditation, you feel like you just might shove a carrot into their mouth and light it.

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