Firefighter adjusting his duty belt in the fire station. Looking down and thinking about missing his family on Christmas Day. | YTherapy blog on “First Responders and Family – Surviving Christmas and Beyond” for London First Responders

First Responders and Family – Surviving Christmas and Beyond

“I’ll Be Home for Christmas”…or, Sometime Soon

One of the hardest parts about being a First Responder is not being able to ‘be there’ for family. This is especially hard during Christmas. For most people, being there means being physically present. For first responders, this could also mean being in the moment or having the right mindset to be fully present.

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5 Reasons I Use Dramatherapy to Help You Find Healing

Healing old wounds takes time. There is no such thing as a magic pill or quick-fix solution. You know that. But it’s something you long for. Maybe that’s why you’re drawn to the idea of finding the one thing that will finally help you think your way out of pain. That will snap you into new ways of behaving and being. For the busy and easily frustrated, you may even think to yourself, “If only I could melt away my problems by following 5 easy steps, then I’d be sorted.”

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