Its good to talk

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Most of us are comfortable discussing day to day events, our views, community events and even the more sensitive subjects like Politics and Religion. But fewer people feel comfortable talking about their emotions and feelings.

During WW2 it was embedded in our culture that…

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to talk about your feelings was very much frowned upon and against the rules.

This attitude was passed on through generations, but over the decades things have changed and people have become more open…but some of us still have difficulty in talking about how we feel. Internalising our feelings can damage our health both mentally and physically.

In today’s society its becoming more acceptable and positively encouraged that “Its good to talk”. If you’re feeling a bit low, anxious, annoyed,stressed etc then just share that with a partner, relative or close friend. If you are unsure about what to do about your feelings or why you are feeling that way then find someone outside the family or your circle of friends who you could talk to. Someone who you are not emotionally attached to. Someone who you could discuss your feelings with in confidence.

To talk about how you are feeling is not a sign of weakness. In our view it is a sign of strength and courage.

Geoff Miles and Helen Payne-Kumar

#seeformilesltd.co.uk

Gratitude

This word and its true meaning was brought to my awareness many years ago by two wonderful teachers, Bob and Lee Nitsch of the Wolf Clan Teaching Lodge.

Gratitude to them.

Its simple really…just take some time to think about what you are grateful for. Sometimes its quite easy…”I am grateful for the love of my family and friends”

Sometimes you might think that you have nothing to be grateful for and life is a mess. But take a look at this exercise and you will see what a simple flip of your thought process can do.

Show your gratitude whenever you can.

I am grateful to you for reading this.

Merry Xmas?

 

Christmas is not always a happy time for all. Remembering those during the festive season who may find this time difficult. So for this Christmas,

“When you look at a person, any person, remember that everyone has a story, everyone has gone through something that has changed them”

Stress at Work and Home

 

 

 

 

 

 

One in three Britons are so stressed at work they have checked their emails in the middle of the night, a study has found.

Researchers who polled 2,000 adults found 79 per cent struggle to switch off at bedtime and leave the stress of work and their daily life behind them.

Six in 10 even said they often wake suddenly in the night with thoughts of work and other worries – an average of four times a week or an incredible 215 times a year.

[The Independent May 2018]

This may come as a surprise to many people but it , in our experience, is all too common.

Lets take a typical example; a couple start a Relationship, both have a career and they have a nice home, ready for a family. Children come along and one parent puts their career on hold to look after them whilst the other works extra hard to bring financial support. Demands at work and at home increase rapidly and if no boundaries are put in place – quite often the case – then stress and anxiety can build at an alarming rate.

We are not taught these things at school and most of us have to find out the hard way! But the good news is that there are many coping mechanisms for dealing with stress both at home and at work. Get in touch for more information simply by completing the Contact form on this page

Our first year in Pewsey

Tree reflected in water representing one-to-one therapy from See for Miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

Since moving from Marlborough to Pewsey a year ago, we have not been happier. Our rooms are exactly as we like them…comfortable, peaceful and inviting. And we have free parking. We have updated our website, please take a look on the menu above.

We look forward to you getting in touch for an informal chat or to make an appointment.

 

Hypnotherapy

Here at See For Miles, we use Hypnotherapeutic techniques for many problems, when necessary, as an integrative part of the Psychotherapeutic relationship. It is used for such things as:

  • Changing unwanted habits such as smoking.
  • Helping to overcome Phobias.
  • Regression.
  • Learning to become calm and relaxed.

Geoff Miles qualified as a Hypnotherapist in the late 90’s and has since practised extensively. He is also an accredited Trainer with the National Register of Advanced Hypnotherapists.

Hypnotherapy Defined

Of all the definitions of Hypnotherapy, this one by Gil Boyne is the most practical and accurate. Gil is a renowned Hypnotherapist, trainer of hypnotherapists, and founder of the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners and is well respected in this field.

Hypnosis is a natural state of mind with special identifying characteristics: An extraordinary quality of relaxation.
The organism becomes self-regulating and produces normalization of the central nervous system.
Heightened and selective sensitivity to stimuli perceived by the five senses and four basic perceptions.
The organism becomes self-regulating and produces normalization of the central nervous system.
Heightened and selective sensitivity to stimuli perceived by the five senses and four basic perceptions.
Immediate softening of psychic defenses.”

Gil Boyne, Transforming Therapy, 1985: 380-381