Posts Tagged ‘Thoughts and Therapy’

Are You a Prisoner of Your Own Thoughts?

Are You A Prisoner Of Your Own Thoughts - Cheryl Woolstone Counselling Blog

Put a name to the impulses that direct your actions!

Clients are always relieved to know that there is a more accurate explanation for unhealthy patterns than the explanation they give themselves.

Usually the personal explanation is punitive, self-deprecatory, not inspiring or enlightening. Read more »

Just Let It Go Is Easy To Say

Just Let It Go - Easy For Them To Say - Cheryl Woolstone Counselling Blog

“Let It Go” often means “Get Over It”

And that’s not the most helpful thing to say.

I notice my clients will tell themselves, “I should be able to get over this” and then judge themselves harshly for being unable to do so. It’s not a matter of letting go, you would if you could.

When you move away from the confounding statement “Let It Go” then you can start to think about the idea of “Let It Be”. This changes everything. Read more »

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