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spring clean your mind

Is it Time to Spring Clean Your Mind?

SPRING is here. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and it is time to shrug off the Winter...
Get Your Mojo Back

9 Ways to Get Your Mojo Back

We have now had six months or so of COVID-19 which has meant lockdowns, social distancing, working from home, home...
people pleaser

Do you suffer from the “disease to please”?

Are you a people pleaser? Do you always do what someone asks of you, even if it makes you uncomfortable...
Five Senses mindfulness exercise

The 5 Senses Guide to Practicing Mindfulness

Whether you’re feeling uneasy about world events, you’re busy running around after everyone else, or you’re stressed about finances, relationships...
Face-timing with Mum on Mother's Day

Mother’s Day – how to cope if social distancing prevents you from seeing your Mum

As we brace ourselves for a Mother’s Day without family reunions, high teas or shopping and movie dates this year,...
Opportunity in change: how to make the most of disruption

Opportunity in change: how to make the most of disruption

In times of disruption, turmoil and chaos, it’s hard to accept that change can be as good as a holiday...
IWD equality

What Women Want: Equality

As a counsellor, gender equality and pay parity aren’t really areas I can claim to be an expert in as...
self love

Be your own Valentine this Valentine’s Day

When you think about it, flying through this turbulent life is no different to a plane in distress – when...
Goals

This New Year, Don’t Set Resolutions. Set Goals

How often have you set a resolution only to have abandoned it by February? Research indicates that less than one...
Lonely

Silent Night, Lonely Night – not all Christmases are merry and bright

Recognising loneliness at Christmas For some, Christmas means having breakfast at home, lunch at the parents’ place, and dinner with...
mindset

You can’t always change your circumstances, but you can always change your outlook on the circumstance

The one thing we all have in times of stress, sadness, guilt, frustration and anger, is the power to change...
Stress

Why we should place more importance on stress

I’m not sure when or where this concept of stress being a by-product of our busy lives started. It’s almost...

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