When people start counselling in the initial session I sometimes compare what might happen to picking at a scab. It isn’t a pleasant image, but then neither… Read more “Healing can’t tell the time”
Impostor Syndrome can trip up the best of us, so what can we do to tackle it?
A common technique of both parents and teachers to encourage desirable behaviour is the marble jar, or similar variations. The idea, which comes from the positive parenting… Read more “Self care and rewarding your self”
It is great to have a guest post from Peter Minkoff, who bravely talks, about an important topic. Keeping a work -life balance whilst depressed. I have been… Read more “Guest Post; How to maintain a work – life balance while struggling with depression”
How do we deal with the inner critic, who loves to pull us down when we need raising up?
Resilience is a practice, not a trait. Sometimes people express surprise that despite living almost on the borders with Scotland I grow my own grapes (admittedly in… Read more “Cultivating Resilience”
It seems, from looking around at the various self help guides and blogs at this time of year that New Year resolutions are not looked upon fondly.… Read more “Why New Year Resolutions need not be a bad idea”
It is the time of year, as the Earth returns to sleep, when death seems closer to us. Perhaps then, it’s no surprise my attention was caught… Read more “Death and second chances”
Self care is an important part of maintaining good mental health, but for some it is becoming an additional burden in over busy lives
Is the idea of being finished holding us back from being who, and how we want to be?