Face to face counselling is back ……………………. …………………………..just not how we know it
I have an outdoor space which is covered, sheltered and where we cannot be overheard by neighbours or people walking by. I have arranged seating which is over 2 metres distance away and will wipe down the chairs or remove the coverings […]
There’s no such thing as a perfect marriage
Even couples who say they are happily married go through ups and downs, occasional fights and misunderstandings. But many end up with divorce not because the love is gone but because they wait until it’s too late to get the help necessary to save their marriage. If the […]
During this period of lock down, many people are living independently, some are with loved ones and some are with others they wouldn’t chose to be living with during this period. Life can be difficult for a multitude of reasons so here are some ideas, websites, links to videos that maybe useful to find some […]
At times of stress, most of us have found good ways of coping such as meeting up with friends to talk through our worries, talking things through with our partner or family. We may socialise with friends over a good meal, join others doing some exercise or meeting groups that have similar […]
Keys for a successful life
Firstly, what does that mean to you? For some it may mean a life without money worries, others want to achieve promotion and feel powerful in their company and some want to leave a legacy for which they might be remembered.
All of those, and others, are perfectly valid ideals […]
It’s never too late to be the one you’d love to be. The one you’re capable of being. Why not take a few minutes to look at where you’ve been and how far you’ve come, what you have rather than what you’ve lost, who you are compared with who you were. Because it’s not the […]
Christmas can be a painful time whether it’s your first year without someone who has died, or you were bereaved long ago.
We know that facing Christmas alone, or whilst grieving, can be a daunting prospect. One of the things […]
How can coping tools help relieve panic attacks? Especially since most panic attacks feel like they come out of the blue, even though there is usually some sort of trigger. The trigger could be that you are getting anxious about having a panic attack. And why wouldn’t you be? They are one of the most […]
Think about this for a while.
If you could give out one piece of advice, what would it be?
Not that easy to answer but when it gets boiled down, maybe the answer is to just listen to your own thoughts, your own judgements and go with your gut feeling. It is within you […]
We Blame Ourselves For Having Depression
We often find that we blame ourselves for having depression. We have thoughts such as ‘I only have depression because I lost my job, which was all my fault’. Or ‘if I wasn’t so lazy my depression would go away’. If we mull it over long enough, we can […]