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Dealing with work related stress

Dealing with work related stress

Monday, November 5, 2018

Work-Related Stress In my last blog I wrote about what stress is and the biology in our bodies that causes tension – both physically and mentally. If you haven’t read it yet, why not take a look:... Read More

Can Counselling Help With Stress?

Can Counselling Help With Stress?

Friday, October 19, 2018

Stressed? I’ve no doubt that you know what it feels like to be stressed – not many people reach adulthood without having experienced stress. Even if you’re lucky enough to have had a very protected and happy childhood –... Read More

Anxiety - Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety - Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Friday, October 5, 2018

Anxiety Life has its problems – that’s for sure, and as a result it’s inevitable that we will experience some anxiety and worry as and when those problems occur – this is a normal part of life. However, when anxiety has become an... Read More

What is Depression & Can Counselling Help?

What is Depression & Can Counselling Help?

Monday, September 24, 2018

What is Depression? Are you feeling low and can’t seem to improve your mood? Is it difficult to know why you’re feeling so sad and how to feel better? If you’ve been experiencing low mood for a prolonged period of time and are struggling... Read More

How physical health affects emotional well being

How physical health affects emotional well being

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The link between physical health and mental health. It’s not always recognised that our physical health and mental health are closely related. However, if you’ve had a nasty cold or flu, you may remember how that made you feel a bit low in... Read More

Learning how to establish healthy boundaries

Learning how to establish healthy boundaries

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Boundaries Do you find yourself saying ‘yes’ when you’d really like to say ‘no’? Are you trying very hard to please others but not looking out for yourself? If so, then you may be struggling to establish healthy boundaries.... Read More

Time Travelling

Time Travelling

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Unhelpful Thinking Styles (7) This is my last blog in my series on unhelpful thinking styles – and it’s about taking one day at a time and living in today. Our minds have a tendency to ‘time-travel’ - so much of our thoughts can be... Read More

Over-thinking

Over-thinking

Friday, June 1, 2018

Unhelpful Thinking Styles (6) You’d be surprised how many people I come across who say that they ‘over-think’ things.  It seems to be a common problem – and causes a great deal of anxiety.  The old saying ‘making... Read More

Sunshine and Depression

Sunshine and Depression

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sunshine and Depression Whilst I’ve been writing a series of blogs on unhelpful thinking styles, which I will continue on with next time, I thought I’d write about something a little different this week, bearing in mind the weather we’re... Read More

Emotional Reasoning

Emotional Reasoning

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Unhelpful Thinking Styles (5) In my latest blog about unhelpful thinking I’ve decided to talk about emotional reasoning – this is where you let how you think about things be guided by how you feel about things – ‘I feel bad so it... Read More

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