What does it for me?

The fear of turning out like my dad. — Iain Douglas Stewart 😙👌 (@Iain_D_Stewart) August 12, 2018 Inspired by this tweet, and powered by a love of self-discovery, I’m going to answer this question honestly and fully, to the best of my ability. It took me a while to get …

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L2CiCS: Reflective Diary – 7th March 2018

This week in class we explored endings in counselling. We were asked to reflect on how we feel about endings, and what kind of effects they have on us. Some endings I like. These are usually situations or people or problems that are causing me emotional pain. No-one likes pain. …

L2CiCS: Reflective Diary – 21st February 2018

This week we talked about Transactional Analysis a bit more, and were asked to participate in an exercise our tutor has called Know Thyself. Understanding ego-states is a powerful tool towards self-awareness. In this exercise we are to keep a note of which ego-state we are in at different points …

L2CiCS: Reflective Diary – 17th January 2018

This week was a bit more abstract and self-exploratory than usual, in that we carried on exploring our understanding of the relationship between our personalities and our helping work by asking ourselves various introspective questions (Unit 5.1), and we also considered the ways in which our life history has impacted …

L2CiCS: Reflective Diary – 8th November 2017

This week, we were challenged to explore our Moral Values, and to complete the Self Puzzle. My Moral Timeline One community that I have been a part of for all of my life is the rather large community of Great Britain, which is governed by laws. These laws are in …

Places in my dreams

I had a very weird incident recently, whereupon I instantly recalled a series of locations that I had visited in my dreams. It was quite disconcerting to say the least, one minute I was in the moment with Jake, having a little play, the next I was drifting around a …

Fri… Nah, forget it.

Sorry it’s been a while, I’ve just not had the time to come in here and sit down and formulate a post. I don’t even think I’ll finish this today to be honest. Just for reference, I started this at half three in the afternoon on the 17th of November, …

Friday update 15/8/14

I’ve almost sorted out my new hours at work – less days but roughly the same amount of hours. I know I won’t need to look after Flipper until Jane goes back to work but the opportunity to secure the perfect timetable arose, so I took it. Working three full …