Underfunctioning? Overfunctioning? Self Care Coaching Tips to Help You Use Chores to Safely Connect with Your Anger

Under stress, some people ‘underfunction’ – they shut down. Withdraw. Just stop. Others ‘overfunction’ and leap into action, organising, planning, getting things done. Recognising that we have different reactions to intense stress can help when our default copinig strategy is at odds with someone else’s. Think of a family getting…

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7 Simple and Effective Self-care Tools for Trauma Survivors

I’ve found the Kavanaugh hearings incredibly triggering (and I’m a therapist with trauma as one of my specialisms as well as having had lots of therapy myself). So I thought I’d share some self-care tools I use myself as well as with clients and students. I hope you find them…

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