TRAUMA AND ADDICTION.

finDING THE PATHWAY HOME.  · 6 min read Photo by Dan Meyers on Unsplash The Greek origin of the word Trauma means ‘wound.’ A wound can be an open, sore wound that is painful and exposed, or it can be an old wound that is covered over by layers of hard skin. Traumatic events leave both open and old wounds. … Continue reading TRAUMA AND ADDICTION.

Adapting during difficult times.

Counselling during covid-19. It's an understatement to say that it's been a challenging two months. Many of us have seen our lives disrupted beyond what we could have ever anticipated. We are all learning to adapt to a new 'normal'; whether that's social distancing at work or trying to work from home with kids under … Continue reading Adapting during difficult times.

WHAT ARE OUR BRAINS DOING ON DMT?

And how can researchers begin to utilise this psychedelic to enhance our wellbeing? Rafael Guajardo on Pexels DMT (aka Dimethyltryptamine) is an hallucinogenic tryptamine drug that occurs naturally in many plants and animals. It can be found in plants all over the world, most specifically in South America in the Amazon basin. It is mixed … Continue reading WHAT ARE OUR BRAINS DOING ON DMT?

4 CONCEPTS THAT BUDDHISM CAN TEACH US ABOUT UNCERTAINTY.

4 min read How we can use these concepts during the pandemic. Photo by Sarah Ball on Unsplash One thing is certain right now; that nothing is certain. I noticed that as the pandemic crept towards the UK a month ago I began to cross out plans and work appointments in my diary; the afternoon that I was going … Continue reading 4 CONCEPTS THAT BUDDHISM CAN TEACH US ABOUT UNCERTAINTY.

OCD – ways to cope during the pandemic.

OCD sufferers may be experiencing high levels of anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some ways to cope. Photo by Alex Iby on Unsplash How many times have you heard people jokingly refer to something “bringing out their OCD” as in, “I get so OCD about the kid’s shoes everywhere.” Yet, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is no joke. … Continue reading OCD – ways to cope during the pandemic.