Does anyone have four seconds?

I took this picture at work. I am amazed at the amount of times I have gone into the loo to find this scenario! Is everyone so busy that...

TIPS FOR ANXIETY MANAGEMENT

Anxiety is normal. We all experience it at some point in our lives. What is anxiety? Anxiety is a feeling of worry, feeling nervous an...

SWITCH OFF YOUR MOBILE PHONE

All devices have an off button. Do you have the courage to use it? I wouldn’t want to live without my mobile phone. It’s with me every...

TO BE FAIR

Many years ago I dated a man who used the expression “to be fair” over and over and over again. We had a total of two dates! Ironically...

NETFLIX AND CHILL

I once heard someone refer to TV as our drug of choice. We tend to use it daily and can zone out for hours at a time. Many parents try to...

CONFIDENCE – ONE BRICK AT A TIME

Many people seek counseling due to a lack of confidence. This lack of confidence may be confined to one area of their life or may seep...

ADVERTS FOR VOLUNTEER COUNSELLORS

Today I’ve seen another two adverts for a volunteer Counsellor. It seems Counsellors are expected to work voluntary. Is this the same for...

EMOTIONAL VOCABULARY

Employers want their staff to have the necessary qualifications, experience, and intelligence to fulfill their job role. Increasingly...

ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL

More and more of us are struggling with our mental health. The demands of modern life seem endless. The speed at which we live seems to...

Just Do It!

In 2018 Nike celebrated thirty years of their “Just Do It” slogan. Those three words if acted upon can change a person’s life. I remember...

IS CHRISTMAS GOOD FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH?

When I tried to answer this question for myself I immediately knew it wasn’t a simple yes or no answer. I wondered if other people would...

GO OUTSIDE

When our mental health is suffering it’s not unusual for us to want to withdraw from life, to stay indoors and hide. We slow down....

WORK IS GOOD FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

We’ve all heard people complain about going to work. Maybe you’ve complained yourself. Wishing for the weekend or counting down the days...

BE KIND TO YOURSELF

Most of us are our own worst critic. This has been evident when I have sat in the counselling room listening to hundreds of people share...