Reclaiming self-esteem

The quality of the relationship that you have with yourself will determine the quality of every relationship you have in your life. “Each of us is endowed with the innate resources that enable us to achieve all we have ever dreamed of. However, if your self-esteem is low, you will never feel you deserve it.” Can I really reclaim it? [...]

By |2022-05-06T11:45:05+00:00May 6th, 2022|

The steps you can take to manage anxiety

A lot has changed in the past few years. Along with a global pandemic, and Greggs making their sausage rolls vegan, we are also starting to become a bit more open with our mental health. Naomi Osaka made headlines around the world when she became the first player ever to withdraw from a tournament due to mental health concerns, and [...]

By |2021-12-09T10:00:50+00:00December 3rd, 2021|

Counselling for young adults

Many young adults find it difficult to understand their feelings and emotions. They may feel frustrated and confused with adults, teachers, parents, and siblings and they can often feel that no one understands them. Parents often say, “I have no idea what is going on in their life. Anytime I ask a question, they take my head off and [...]

By |2021-08-16T11:00:47+00:00June 17th, 2021|

Addiction is a disease

The following article was written by someone who has suffered with addiction. The person is 31 years old, and at the time of writing, is celebrating 50 days of sobriety. “The perception of addiction has long existed as being an affliction of the morally deficient, the self-inflicted lifestyle of the depraved, people too weak or unwilling to help themselves. This [...]

By |2021-08-22T09:30:05+00:00May 14th, 2021|

Depression Myth Busters

It’s mental health awareness week so let’s focus on one of the most common illnesses out there, depression. Considering 1 in 4 of us living in the UK will be affected by depression at some point in our lives, we should be clear on what’s fact and what’s fiction, right? However, it seems depression still comes with an alarming level [...]

By |2021-06-11T09:20:45+00:00May 13th, 2021|

Wellness for children

Young people are encountering more and more pressure, anxiety, stress, panic attacks, self-harm, and depression. All of these conditions are on the rise. Something must be done, and I believe I know what it is. I am a psychotherapist and a former childcare professional and I have created a new ‘Wellness for Children’ project. I am on a mission to [...]

By |2021-06-10T13:58:38+00:00May 12th, 2021|

Parenting, it’s not an easy job!

Parenting is a lifelong journey, that’s for sure. Sometimes on the journey your children break your heart, fill you with overwhelming love, and just sometimes bring you to the point of despair – all in the same day! As well as bringing us joy, children can pose a challenge that can leave parents feeling exhausted, exasperated, and desperate. Every parent [...]

By |2021-09-23T15:17:30+00:00May 10th, 2021|

Stress – remove the fear

I hope you have enjoyed our contribution to Stress Awareness Month, 2021. The biggest message to take away from this awareness raising month is that if you feel stressed, get help as soon as possible.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t go away on its own. It may calm down for a while, due to changes in your circumstances, but it won’t completely [...]

By |2021-06-10T12:40:38+00:00April 26th, 2021|

Our reactions to stress

We all experience some difficult situations in our lives that get us out of our comfort zone. Those situations that challenge our sense of self or make us feel out of control. The reaction our body and mind have to those situations or events, the pressure they make us feel, is called stress. Stress has a very bad reputation, largely [...]

By |2021-06-10T12:40:01+00:00April 7th, 2021|
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