My Paddle Boarding not so Zen experience

As a Therapeutic Life Coach I should be perfectly calm and in control at all times? Nope sorry to disappoint as this would be unachievable for anyone and a panic attack can pop up at any uninvited moment. We are all human including therapists and our brains are designed to keep us alive. My experience…

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Post Lockdown, what’s next?

Lockdown and Groundhog Day Lockdown for the majority of the year has given most of us more thinking time than we have had since our childhood. Although this year has been forced upon us and not as romantic as being a child with nothing but daydreams we can still be busy yet bored. The lockdown…

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Starting the day with a whistle!

The first week of December 2020 my boiler broke just as the weather turned cold and P the Plumber came to my rescue. Friday he visited to access the situation on his way home from the golf course, armed with electric heaters he confirmed that he would return on Monday at 09.00am with a swanky…

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Mental Health Coaching a new approach to Emotional Resilience

What to expect at Gym for the Mind Clients often contact me reporting feeling overwhelmed with worry, overthinking, feeling out of control of their emotions, often deflated and completely exhausted. This is not long term therapy, this is not focusing on your past or dissecting unhappy memories.  This is about you finding your solutions and…

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What is PTSD and how do I know if I have it?

Has trauma become your new normal? In my experience many people become accustomed to their trauma quite quickly after an event and PTSD becomes a new normal, a daily companion.  This is a survival tactic and your brain has your best interest at heart, honest. When we hear of PTSD we immediately think of the…

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PTSD Trauma Resolution, Case Studies

Esther Limberg-Birks.fctc Fusion Therapeutic Life Coach Gym for the Mind I am very proud and excited to be a IARTT Rewind Practitioner. As a Fusion Therapeutic Life Coach I am already trained and qualified to help my clients overcome trauma using the Rewind Technique. In November I seized the opportunity to attend a days training…

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