I first went to Ruth because of feelings of anxiety and loneliness, I had a hard time being alone and accepting myself as I am. I was quite critical of myself and of not being where I wanted to be in life at that point. I was specifically interested on the mindful self-compassion approach which Ruth has been trained on and which teaches you how to be kind to yourself in difficult times. With Ruth’s guidance my life has transformed. I learned to manage feelings of loneliness and accept my life as it is and somehow everything has come together and I’ve never been happier. I am amazed that at every session I learn something new about myself and I have something to think about and work on. In a non-judgemental and compassionate approach, Ruth has given me a different perspective on my issues and has shown me how to calm myself down when I’m upset and how to interpret different triggers. By teaching me to be mindful, present and kind to myself, Ruth has helped me understand and love myself at a deeper level. I have stopped being critical of myself and when I am sometimes, I am well aware of it happening. I have learned to cultivate self-love and accept the love of others. Its not an easy journey, but with Ruth’s help I now feel that I have the tools to manage my feelings better and embrace life with mindful awareness.