Blog - Life. Is. Busy.

By Hannah Wisby: 15 Sep 2015

Quickly, we move through the days, the months, the years.

Quickly, we must do what has to get done.

Quickly, we try to grasp happiness.

What would it be like to slow it down, just a little?

(“If only!” I hear you cry!!)

Our frantic nervous systems try to keep up with the seeming endless list of jobs and the pace of modern life, at much expense to our health and vitality. Even when we want to rest, we can’t. The momentum drives us on, and it can be hard to switch off. Or else we collapse in a heap of exhaustion, unable to really enjoy quality time with ourselves and loved ones.

Stress, tension and anxiety are ‘natural’ consequences of a nervous system pushed to its limits time and time again, and it can spin us ever faster if we don’t find a way of breaking this cycle of activation. It’s important to find ways to nourish ourselves and to deeply rest and reconnect. We all have our own ways of doing this – going for a walk, having a bath, reading a book snuggled up in bed with a cup of camomile tea. Sometimes we can look after ourselves – but sometimes we can’t. Sometimes, we simply can’t remember how to relax, how to feel the ease and peace that we once knew was possible… and it can be debilitating, and extremely upsetting.

If this is reflecting how you feel, I offer you support in the midst of it all. I offer you a safe place to share and explore what’s going on, and a helping hand guiding you back to yourself. Using the gentle touch of Craniosacral Therapy I help your nervous system to slow down, to ground, and to reorganise.  There is a way out of the cycle