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ADHD Women Support London

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£97.00 – £149.00
Women ADHD support poster with photos of Helen Millar and Jax bull and picyures of women talking ceremonial grade cacao and women on yoga mats lying down.

ADHD WOMEN
Cacao Ceremony & Breathwork Retreat

Moving beyond labels: A new way to experience yourself

With Jax Bull & Helen Millar

What’s wrong with me? I am creative, intelligent, enthusiastic and passionate, but also overwhelmed, constantly chasing my tail and hugely self critical. I get loads done but feel like nothing is ever finished. The to-do list is life. While others think I am doing fine but I don’t feel it, and I can’t work out why I struggle with things that other people do so easily. Like sending emails all morning without raiding the fridge every 5 minutes.

When I realised I had ADHD, things started to make a lot more sense and it was a relief to get clarity as to why my brain felt like a tornado, but, knowing that medication was not the route I wanted to take, I couldn’t find solutions that actually helped me in the mainstream.

As I started to research more deeply into alternative methods or supporting myself, I realised that so much of what I had already been drawn to instinctively was actually my inner guidance system navigating me to the ancient wisdom that allows me to use my ADHD as a superpower rather than a weakness. I have learned to live with the thrill of the tornado but stand in the eye of the storm when I need to.

Join Jax Bull and myself, both women with ADHD who spent years undiagnosed and have come together to share our hearts, knowledge and tool kits to help move from self-sabotage to self-celebration.

The ADHD women’s retreat will include:

During the retreat, you will move from your head governed by your ADHD, into your heart and body.

You will:

  • Learn about your magnificent unique ADHD brain
  • Experience the innate intelligence of your body
  • Tune into your heart to hear what it needs from you right now
  • Shift your vibration and open up to deeper love
  • Deprogram false beliefs about yourself and what the future holds
  • Connect and share with women who get YOU
  • Tap into the hive of hacks that we can all share from our lived experience and what really works, beyond Youtube videos

How:

Weaving together journalling, tarot, intuitive movement, breathwork, mantra, cacao ceremony, meditation and sharing circles, Helen and Jax will create a safe sacred space for you to connect to your essence beyond the label of ADHD. Experience the difference of moving from head to heart-centred living.

BREATHWORK:

“Breathwork” refers to any practice that brings awareness to the breath.

We will be practising Conscious Connected breathwork, also known as Rebirthing made famous by Leonard Orr in the ‘60’s.

It enables the busy ADHD mind to rest, to move into the body and into the heart. Intentionally altering the breath pattern gives the mind something to focus on, allowing us to let go of thought and drop deep into the infinite wisdom of the body.

Changing the pattern of our breath ultimately impacts the quality of our lives. It rewires and resets our entire nervous system, brings resolution to deeply held trauma, and releases deeply held subconscious patterns. As much as there is magic to the breath, there’s also scientific research on its numerous benefits.

I have attended quite a few of Jacqui’s sessions and have experienced tangible evidence of my life shifting. It continues to shift in so many ways emotionally and spiritually. Long held ideas about who I thought was shifting in the space of a few short sessions. Jacqui is an incredibly professional and gifted facilitator who has helped me transform long held ideas and ideology, feelings and emotions, and welcome in this more peaceful, serene content version of myself. I am so grateful for Jacqui coming into my life, she has inspired me to have more compassion for who I have been, who I am now and who I am yet to become.Dela, Group Breathwork Session Participant on Jax Bull

CACAO CEREMONY:

ceremonial grade cacao in a grey ceramic mug on an oak board on a wooden table with green ferns

There is a reason everyone loves chocolate. However, the bar in the shiny wrapper is just the beginning, and a poor relative, to the transformative power of ceremonial grade cacao. Ancient civilizations have used this plant in its purest form for healing the mind, body and spirit. Called the ‘food of the shift’, it is prophesied that when humans forget how to live in harmony with the planet, cacao will spread around the globe to bring people back to their hearts. I believe our relationship with the planet is directly related to our relationship with ourselves. When we can learn to find peace and self acceptance within, we can begin to change the world by our very being-ness.

Ceremonial grade cacao is the medicine we need to remember how to truly love ourselves unconditionally and be in the present moment, kicking overwhelm out the window. It sends up 40% more blood around the brain, allowing us to really think beyond our limiting beliefs and develop new capacities to focus without the rush and crash of caffeine. Ceremonial grade cacao heightens our senses, heightening our connection with our body, it detoxes our systems and opens our hearts.

To read more about the science of ceremonial grade cacao click here

I have been to hundreds of ceremonies over the last 30 years of running a retreat centre. Helen’s cacao ceremony in Ibiza really was one of the most beautiful and heartfelt ceremonies I have ever been a part of. I had profound realisations, felt a deep connection to my family and that was because of her heart, her knowledge, her light and the beautiful and safe space she created!”  Kezia Kaur, Therapist, Healer, Life Coach, Founder & CEO, Ashiana Retreats on Helen Millar

CACAO CEREMONY & BREATHWORK TOGETHER:

Breathwork and cacao are potent and impactful heart opening modalities. Working with the two in unison amplifies healing potential.

Cacao and Breathwork together provides the ideal harmonious relationship for ADHD recalibration, giving us a chance to see what takes shape when we rest the mind and allow the heart to take the lead.

For true healing and transformation to be possible we need to feel safe. Cocooned in a yoga studio within a park, the ceremony enfolds in layers, satisfying the mind, creating connection and gently working into the subtler and deeper levels. Cacao enables us to feel safe to open our hearts and receive the healing we create once that happens. Held in your own healing field, the power of the breath is then able to work with your system on a much deeper cellular level. Cacao and breath work are the perfect symbiotic relationship to open you to your expanded consciousness, healing and bliss.

Some of the benefits you may receive at this cacao ceremony and breath work retreat:

  • Feeling part of a community, realising you are not alone with all of this
  • Huge nutritional benefits of ceremonial cacao see here
  • Detoxification
  • Bringing your whole system back into balance
  • Cellular reset
  • Insight and clarity into what is holding you back and how to change it
  • Tarot for universal guidance
  • Getting out of the mind and into the body
  • Deep appreciation for all that you are
  • Increased well-being, uplifted mood, serenity and joy
  • A more positive outlook toward the future
  • Better sleep and better mental focus

About Helen Millar:

Helen inspires and supports people to shift from head to heart living. Allowing them to leave behind a life motivated by small silent fears, to one emanating love. As a coach, speaker, author and carrier of cacao, she runs events, retreats, one-to-one sessions and a weekly group membership platform that enables people to empower themselves, mind, body and soul: to heal the world by healing themselves. You can read more about Helen here.

True to her ADHD superpower, Helen has found her constant curiosity about life and what makes us tick has seen her cultivate a life with full of diversity. She has travelled the world as an award-winning actress, worked with business leaders as a communications and emotional intelligence expert, and supported women to make life changing shifts through shamanic and physiological support and guidance. She finds this realm of human transformation and realisation feeds each other and adds to a very rich palate of experience that feeds her soul and allows her to share her own powerful and diverse toolkit.

You are a wonderful healer, the Aquarian age needs you, you are the next level of healing… deep, gentle and transformational. Angela Stringhini, therapist, healer and CEO of Vita Shakti Ltd on Helen Millar

About Jax Bull:

Jax has always thought she was a Jack of all trades and master of none until her recent ADHD diagnosis which has helped her understand that her need to do 5 different things at the same time (Counsellor, Coach, Breath worker, Interfaith Minister and Chakra Dancing Facilitator) is actually a gift and because she is passionate about all of them and the transformation they create in her clients’ lives, she is proud to say that she IS a jack of all trades and master of all she loves!

Jacqui is the Founder of The Serenity Practice a not-for-profit which supports people whilst they remember they have everything the need within them to live a life filled with ease and peace. www.theserenitypractice.com (website is being updated)

“This is my second group session and Jacqui’s voice guiding my breath took me to a place of divine calmness. She reminded me to be still and become more aware of my body. As I breathed I started to feel past traumas shifting and even though this was a group session I felt like she was just speaking to me Jacqui has been a gift for my well-being. I highly recommend her breathwork sessions, enjoy you deserve her gift.”  Mel, Group Breathwork Session participant on Jax Bull

About the Space:

The Lodge space is a sacred place built on the principles of love, trust and diversity. It is a wellness hub, and a community meeting place that over the years has become a  sanctuary away from the chaos of the city.

Situated beside a park, the energy of the studio is one of peace and serenity, which supports the container of safety, connection and trust that this retreat day is all about.

We will be providing a delicious plant-based. vegan light lunch. Please bring your own water to sip throughout the day, it is very important to be hydrated when working with cacao. And any snacks you may want to share to ground during our closing circle. Organic fruit and nuts will be most beneficial, rather than processed food and refined sugars.

birds eye view of delicious vegan plant based earthenware bowl with sweet potato, spinach, seeds, and yellow sauce

Delicious healing lunch included

To help you plan your journey:

  • The Lodge Space, 120A Lower Rd, SE16 2UB
  • Parking available in Tesco/ Surrey Quays Shopping Centre
  • 6 minute walk from Canada Water – Jubilee Line
  • 4 minute walk from Surrey Quays – Overground

Please arrive in plenty of time to start punctually at 10am.

Want to make a weekend of it?  The area has a wonderful array of hotels and Air B&B’s.

What do you need?


Any crystals you want to work with
A notebook/journal and pen
A large bottle of water (cacao is a diuretic)
Your favourite mug
Wear comfy clothes you sit and lie in with ease.  Layers are good
An eye mask if you prefer to have deeper experience during breathwork or to use as a blindfold during movement
Any snacks you want to share with the group as we bring the day to a close, fruits, nuts etc
Yoga mats, bolsters and blankets are provided but please feel free to bring extra blankets cushions or a back jack to make yourself as comfortable as possible. We will be on the wooden floor for most of the day

If you would like to purchase any cacao to take home, please let me know in advance and bring cash.

Who can attend:

This retreat is open to women over the age of 18 who has either been officially or self-diagnosed with ADHD. No previous experience is required.

Contraindications

Please speak to us if you are taking any medications (especially antidepressants) or have any medical conditions such as:

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or psychosis, epilepsy, heart conditions, COPD, delicate pregnancy, high/very low blood pressure with fainting history, PTSD or recent major surgery.

Or have any dietary allergies or intolerances

Preparation:

To truly get the most from the cacao ceremony, please don’t eat for 2-3 hours before you arrive. Avoid caffeine and dairy in the morning and alcohol (at least the day prior).

 Kind Words:

“Thank you very much for the sacred space of the coaching sessions. I have experienced some huge shifts and am daring to be fully transparent and honest around some things for the first time.  There are big recalibrations taking place  I have started to paint! I also just wanted to share the gratitude I have for this process, space and container, the divine, and journey.”  Jane, Social Worker on Helen Millar

“Wow what an amazing session that Jackie led beautifully with her kind loving presence balancing skillfully clear instructions, enquiries and silence. It was so perfect, the session brought up some emotions a little sadness but so much gratitude love and trust.  I’m still amazed how life keeps bringing me amazing people on my path.”  Group Breathwork Session Participant on Jax Bull

Read more here

With Love,

Helen and Jax

Details

Date:
October 2
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£97.00 – £149.00
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Venue

The Lodge Space
120A Lower Rd
London, SE16 2UB United Kingdom
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Phone:
0207 231 1088

Organiser

Heart Healer®
Email:
info@hearthealer.co.uk
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