Category: Naked Recovery

Life Beyond Lockdown Episode 4: How to handle it when stress is killing your relationship

Posted on June 8th, 2020

In this episode I delve into the role our hormones and stress levels play in hijacking us from our loved ones. We are wired differently as men and women and our differences are intensified by stress. The fact that we deal with stress differently, means it’s really important to know what  type of support is […]

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Life Beyond Lockdown Episode 3: How to rekindle love and desire during lockdown and beyond

Posted on June 8th, 2020

Lockdown has created alot of stress and pressure for couples. So many people are finding the groundhog day and endless ‘sameness’ is wreaking havoc on personal relationships. Now that the novelty of the experience has worn off, people need new skills to cope. In today’s podcast, Relationship and Divorce expert Adele talks about the 6 […]

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Life Beyond Lockdown Episode 2: How to handle Scratchiness, Anger and strong emotions during lockdown and beyond

Posted on May 5th, 2020

I don’t know about you but we have noticed something shift in the past few weeks as people start to become more and more irritated and scratchy during lockdown. The groundhog-dayness of this is starting to get to people. This giant experimental pressure cooker is pulsating more and more and as Trauma Counsellors we totally […]

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Life After Lockdown Episode 1: How to handle the stress, anxiety and uncertainty of lockdown

Posted on April 24th, 2020

We are going through unprecedented uncertainty within this global COVID19 crisis. In this episode we set the scene and explain why some people appear to be “aceing” the lockdown, whilst many of us experience bouts of anxiety, stress and depression. Alot of how we are handling the lockdown has nothing to do with us personally, […]

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An emotional and psychological survival guide to COVID-19

Posted on March 26th, 2020

If you find yourself struggling with the uncertainty and pace of with COVID19, you are not alone. This article offers a complete survival guide to the crisis.

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Pro-active COVID-19 counter measures

Posted on March 16th, 2020

First the disclaimer: I am not by any stretch of the imagination a health expert. What follows are my own personal thoughts on pro-active action we can take to assist this situation. This is not a time to panic. Panic leads to over emotional uninformed, unintelligent decisions. Choosing not to panic however is NOT the […]

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Midlife crisis is REAL. Study finds that misery maxes out at 47…

Posted on January 17th, 2020

An article came out this week written by Natalie Rahhal stating that a new study on international happiness found that people in developed nations (132 countries) are most miserable at age 47.2!! According to a working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NERB), this middle age is when people feel least satisfied […]

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Ask Me Anything #3

Posted on January 1st, 2020

PodCast ⇣ Video ⇣ Transcription ⇣ Simon: Cool. Okay so, here I am with Adele. Say hi. Adele: Hello. Simon: Okay, so again we’re doing our Ask Me Anything. And as the title suggests, these are just questions that have come in, a lot of these questions have come in from our Facebook group. Excuse […]

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Emotional memory jogger (PTSD technique)

Posted on May 17th, 2019 The Haven Retreat - Bells

I was asked “How can you jog your memory to remember something traumatic?”. The first key point is to understand your symptoms. I explain more in the article below… Understanding PTSD: My PTSD symptoms The first step in coping with PTSD is to understand how it affects you. Look at the symptoms below, and tick any that […]

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Coping with PTSD

Posted on May 10th, 2019

Understanding and Coping with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Written in association with the Berkshire Traumatic Stress Clinic, United Kingdom Introduction This document is for anyone who suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The first part helps you to understand what PTSD is, why PTSD develops, and why things may, at this time, not […]

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