Internal Family Systems (IFS) is an evidence-based, client-centred therapeutic model. Developed in the 1980s, IFS is derived from the idea that each person is made up of many parts, which then interact with one-another like members of a family or household. Therefore, each part has its own thoughts, feelings, idiosyncrasies, and jobs to do to […]
Category: Tips & Tricks
1. Going to bed with your phone I know, I know. We all know. “It’s my alarm.” And listen, if you are not noticing sleep disturbances or you are not feeling impacted by your phone in your bed, carry on. You do not have to change this if you do not want to, or are […]
Meditation has become a panacea in the mental health arena, and in some ways, for good reason (web search: benefits of meditation). But for some people, meditating can evoke anxiety, feelings of not being safe, distress or panic. If any of this is you, you are not alone! What can you do if meditation doesn’t feel safe in your mind and body? Let’s talk about 5 ways that you can reap some of the same benefits of meditation without the meditating!
1. Rest A big grand apology to capitalism, as it is very possible that you – like many other mammal species – need more rest and more sleep during the winter season. Tell your employer to call me. In all seriousness, you very likely still have to fulfill your responsibilities irrespective of the season. What […]