Category: self love

Street Philosophies workshops

Alexia Elliott the founder of Street philosophies, facilities a series of one-day workshops.  You are welcome to attend all of the workshops or just the ones that resonate with you.  Making friends with the beasties,  Misery,  fear and anger  https://alexiaelliott.blog/2018/08/01/how-to-use-anger-wisely/ How to stand in your own power How to fall in love with you, date to be…

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These are bleats and rambles scribbled by of a reformed lady rogue, who alchemised into a hypnotising Psychotherapist, teaching street philosophies.

Oh Hello, I’m writing a series of essays which I’ve affectionately named, rambles and bleats. I intend to shake up your belief system. You’re going to have to trust me on this it’s strangely fun once you get into it.  A hidden benefit to practising critical awareness is, it makes space for new perspectives and greater wisdom towards your living experience.  Challenging…

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Body hatred

  The majority of people are experts in self-criticism and self-hatred. I duck for cover at roadrunner speed after  I suggest the concept “acceptance” and how useful it would be to accept how they are right now.   The idea of acceptance is often misunderstood. We often interpret acceptance as giving up, and giving up would…

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How to fall in love with you

Saturday 13th October 2018  Leicester  WARNING!!! As a result of attending this course, you will think differently. A one day course presented by Street Philosophy Seminars. How different will your life be for deciding to fall in love with you? I believed for years that liking yourself was a bad thing, and anyone who does…

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The story of the Chinese farmer

 In the dance we call life, some things appear too good and some things that appear bad. We look at something that is occurring at the moment, take a snapshot of it, and we make a judgment, but everything is in flow, so what seems to be good, might not be good in the end, and vice versa.  A story…

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The hidden benefits of misery

My mind is diligently curious, a part of me would like to settle into the cosy religion of comfort and follow the herd. I crave this ‘unquestioning normality’ at times, but I can’t help but pick holes in theories ideas and beliefs, not because I want to break down people’s comfort or dispute everything that presents as a possible navigational system, for life.

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Worrying about what others think?

Worrying about what others think often coincides with social-based anxiety or painful shyness. What people seem to fear the most is; other people thinking negatively about them. The most common fear I hear of, from clients suffering this form of anxiety, is that “other people, will think I’m stupid”. This is often a result of the worrier…

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