The cause of a person’s outward distress is not the focus of your intervention; it is to provide support to alleviate some of their disruptive feelings and avoid further upset from others and the environment itself.
Exploring the process of selectively editing aspects of identity to avoid shame. Understanding the motivations behind this using Brene Brown’s definition of guilt and shame.
I’ve come to understand that a huge part of my overall happiness and satisfaction is derived from feeling understood and appreciated by others.
I love how I can come across all sorts of quotes on tumblr. Here is a small collection:
Thinking about the things that tell us a storm might be coming and we need to look after ourselves a bit more. The may be red flags, alarm bells or brightly shining warning signs. But they may also be minor changes in our thought patterns or behaviour; little signs unrecognisable to any one but ourselves. […]
Hi there, This post has been under construction for some time now. It originally took the form of an email I sent to my co-blogger and resulted in a discussion about what exactly our “red flags” or “symptoms of puddledom” were and how best to identify them in the future. The premise came from the […]
“I used to dislike being sensitive. I thought it made me weak. But take away that single trait, and you take away the very essence of who I am. You take away my conscience, my ability to empathize, my intuition, my creativity, my deep appreciation of the little things, my vivid inner life, my keen […]
Hello there, I am a fellow collaborator to this wonderful blog but my presence so far has been greatly lacking. My apologies for this – I am working on my involvement and taking time for self reflection in this form (it’s just so damn exhausting isn’t it?). Recently during a period of wellness and stability, […]
I am presently doing bits of volunteering with a service user led organisation in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. They have a monthly radio show on a local radio but previous shows are available on their website covering a wide range of topics. Check it out on Healthy Minds Radio Show
Lovely little post on welcoming diversity. I believe we need to learn to live with the endless numbers of ways that life chooses to express itself. Even if it means embracing contradiction – inside ourselves as well as in the world surrounding us.