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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

Shoulds and Musts

Shoulds and Musts

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Unhelpful Thinking Styles (4) Another aspect to being critical and hard on ourselves is the unhelpful thinking style of ‘shoulds and musts’. When we tell ourselves that we ‘should be doing ….’ Or ‘I shouldn’t... Read More

Mind-reading

Mind-reading

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Unhelpful Thinking Styles (3) In my 3rd blog about unhelpful thinking styles I’ve decided to look at mind-reading as this can often follow on from comparing ourselves with others. What I mean by mind-reading is that we tend to assume we know what... Read More

Comparisons

Comparisons

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Unhelpful Thinking Habits (2) So, in my 2nd instalment of the series on unhelpful thinking habits, I thought I’d address another error that links with being too critical of ourselves, which is comparing ourselves with others. How often do you take a... Read More

The inner self critic

The inner self critic

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Unhelpful thinking habits (1) Have you recognised recently just how you think? Would you say you’re an Optimist? Pessimist? Or perhaps somewhere in the middle – a Realist? Also – what do you think about yourself? – are you kind to... Read More

Some advice for a better nights sleep

Some advice for a better nights sleep

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

10 Tips For Better Sleep As I’m sure you may be aware, getting a poor night’s sleep is an unpleasant experience and can cause tiredness and a lower mood the next day.  Whilst one or two night’s disturbed sleep is unlikely to have too... Read More

Learning about self care

Learning about self care

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Taking care of ourselves Taking care of ourselves sounds like common sense but is something that we can quite often forget to do. This might be for many reasons such as the pressures of everyday life - the demands of work, family, housework, study,... Read More

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