Author Archives: brendacheyne

About brendacheyne

I am a hypnotherapist/coach. Mother Grandmother passionate gardener, third degree black belt in Aikido. I want to see an end to abuse and rape on the Earth.

Silent Grief

Silent Grief I have decided to share some of my story because thousands of woman live with this silent grief. Un-named, locked away, deep inside ourselves. We hold  this grief silently in our hearts while we ‘get on’ with our lives.  I feel that … Continue reading

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Dark Night of the Soul

Ruby’s eyes were smiling as she watched me doing my yoga, on the mat beside her. Ruby became my dog companion 6 years ago. She was very traumatized her bodily reactions told me her story. Her eyes have softend and … Continue reading

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Rape aftermath and recovery

I cried when I read  the pychologists report which said; Ms Cheyne clearly satisfies the criteria for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Ms Cheyne’s symptomology is highly unlikely to resolve without extensive psychotherapy over a number of years. Ms Cheyne is an … Continue reading

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Hiding Grief

I remember, the day I felt my mothers’ life force wain as if it was yesterday. We were on holiday, staying in a Crib at Riverton. Walking back from the beach, holding our wet, sandy towels,my hand in hers.  Mum … Continue reading

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Getting to Peace

Getting to Peace a guide for healing from rape and abuse This book is dedicated to my friend Shelia Evans who said ” this must be done for the children.” It includes many women’s stories including my own. However, it … Continue reading

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Depression gone by 2 instalment

The delay in my writing has been a fall which resulted in a broken, upper arm, in a few places. Two weeks now and doing well. I have had no depressive reaction which could have been the case. I would … Continue reading

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New Login Page

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Sense something different today? Well, if not, log out of your blog and log back in again. Wait! What’s that? A new login page! Okay, let me explain. A long time ago, there…

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Depression gone by

On Sunday at my local cafe I got talking with the couple next to me. The man shared he had depression. A great conversation between us developed such refreshing , inspiring, honesty from them both. During my years of depression … Continue reading

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Ruby and me

It has been a while since I wrote. I find that sometimes words run through my head and I just have to put them on paper. It has been a quiet time for words in my head. Gardening lots, summer … Continue reading

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Animal Antics

When my children left home and the three cats stayed. Alfie, Buttercup who are now about 14 and their mother Spike 16years old. The kittens were born on a seat in the living room. Instantly named by my daughters, I … Continue reading

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