The funny old business of Grief

Grief is a funny thing People experience it differently – different times, and in different ways. There is no right or wrong. But EVERYONE does and will experience grief eventually. Love’s biggest price tag. Definitely not a linear experience – you don’t get to go through neat little stages of denial, anger, bargaining, depression and…

Stress – Are We Coping?

Stress – Are we coping? The focus for the Mental Health Awareness week this year  is Stress  which has been the target for The Mental Health Foundation who have released a report entitled Stress – Are we coping?  You can download it HERE  Who experiences stress? The statistics from the MHF are scary!   This year – 74% felt…

Male Suicide

Male Suicide Aiden Connor commits suicide Coronation Street tackled the huge topic of male suicide this week through the death of Aiden Connor, who took his own life after secretly battling depression for months and finding himself unable to talk to family and friends about his plight.  (Link to Coronation Street story )   Coronation Street wrote…

Pressure of Life

The Pressure of Life for Ant McPartlin Using alcohol to try and fix it The outside world can see you as being happy, successful, confident and living life to the full.  But you may be crumbling on the inside. The Boy next door Ant McPartlin, the smiling, happy go lucky Geordie lad who, alongside his…

In Control Again

In 2 months I went from stressed, worried and negative to happy, optimistic and feeling in control of my life. We invest in our physical health why not our mental health. Probably the best investment I’ve ever made.

I have never tried any sort of therapy until I was recommended BWRT. Choose Liz via the BWRT website. I was nervous at first but during the first consultation session Liz put me at ease, she listen to me and identified a deep routed emotional issue about my Dad passing away. I used to cry at the thought of him or when I heard certain records. After one BWRT session I felt differently, I have more memories about my Dad, can listen to songs and no longer get emotional. Amazing feeling.

My weight was out of control. I was binge eating without really noticing / accepting what I was doing. When stressed I reached out for chocolate, bread or crisps thinking that I needed energy to survive the day.

Working with Liz I started to realise what I was doing and changed the way I planned my working and personal life. I started to reduce the stressful situations I was creating. People I worked with commented that I was more relaxed and available. as for my weight I started getting on the scales ( hadn’t done so for 5 years) the result 1,2 lbs weight loss per week. Most importantly it’s under control, I check my weight. I still have lots to lose but first time ever I feel in control of my own weight.

I know 3 other people who are all noticeably more comfortable about their lives.