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How are you feeling?

 
 
 
 
Feeling Happy?
 
Feeling Sad?
 
Feeling Good?
 
Feeling Bad?
 
Those  feelings just keep on thriving, living off the triggers we hold within and those that exist outside of us.
 
Now if you are feeling pretty happy and confident with yourself  it could be said that you are more self aware, therefore,  better equipped to express your feelings.  This statement however, can also be applied to those of us that are feeling sad or angry.
 
Feelings, be they positive or negative in their stance are very important  because they are indicators, they let us know that we exist;  For example, these are some of the feelings that I experienced today (in this order too!  Yes! (sighs) Therapist can have anal tendancies too!) :-
Energised, thoughtful, tired, grumpy, pissed off, bored, less grumpy, calm, happy, fortunate, thoughtful, playful, cheeky............etcetera! etcetera!  Now the day isn't over and I am sure that I will experience a whole host of feelings and emotions before my head hits that pillow.  The marvellous thing, however, is that I have access to my feelings; am able to interpret them; understand them and express them. I am fortunate to be able to understand what triggers them, which in turn assists me in employing better ways of dealing with them.  
 
Psychotherapy/Counselling is an important process as it offers the individual the tools  to learn who they are through understanding and being able to express their feelings.  For example, when I ask a client:-
 
Therapist: "How are you feeling?"
 
and they answer
 
Client:  "Ok".
 
I will respond
 
"That is not good enough...You need to give me another word." 
 
(Gosh it makes me sound like an ogre...... I assure you, it's all in the tone!)
 
 
I promise you, I am no ogre.  If you click on the picture above you can read the testimonials clients  made regarding their experiences of therapy at SW11 Counselling.  You will see that being able to express their feelings was a beneficial part of the work we did together.
 
Through my own experiences, those of clients and my professional training I believe using the word ok can be interpreted as a way of saying,
  • "I don't know" 
  • "I don't want/need to share my feelings" or
  • "I am unable to share my feelings".
 
 
What do you think?  Your views are always welcome.
 
BTW, as I end this blog I am feeling
"Content and proud".....
 
...."How are you feeling?"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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