I mention relaxation, controlled breathing and body scans throughout my web-site. A question was raised about how it all fits together and here are my thoughts on that .... however, possibly attending a class in your area would be the best introduction. For the present, meanwhile, consider these experiments. ATTEND TO YOUR POSTURE sit upright, … Continue reading Practical relaxation and meditation
I have been asked how the 'safe experiment' model fits into our understanding of how we change. This is a good point as some of the theory around change explains why we have to persist with some experiments and learn from results that leave us discomforted - those small defeats, I mention. Effective change appears … Continue reading Do you need some change?
Several folk have noticed this phrase appearing a lot in my blog. I have been asked what it means in English. This is a good question as it is a central idea within Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement De-sensitisation and Re-processing (EMDR) - indeed, a lot of other therapies. Negative cognitions are phrases … Continue reading What are “negative cognitions”