Imagine this scenario:
Someone comes towards you, arms outstretched, saying “do you want a hug?”
Ask yourself: who is this hug for? Have they decided for you that you need a hug? Or is it that they actually want a hug themselves?
We all encounter situations like this every day, and often we feel pressured into an exchange we don’t really want. The Wheel Of Consent can help you change this.
I am a certified member of the School of Consent, offering approved training developed by Dr Betty Martin, the creator of the Wheel Of Consent. With a background in coaching, I create safe, gentle, and engaging environments. Choice and the needs of the individual are at the centre of each learning experience I facilitate, whether in a group, a partnership, or with an individual.
Based near the Scottish Highlands, I offer workshops throughout the UK, and one-to-one coaching in Scotland and London.
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If someone offers us touch, or we have an instinct to be touched, we tend to think of the touch itself as the next step, and the thing to focus on. But there’s a process happening behind the scenes…and it’s not actually about the touch at all.
So tell me what you want, what you really, really want… When it comes to what you genuinely desire are you able to accept it, or does it feel a bit like opening Pandora’s gift-box?
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