Back in the first lockdown of 2020 I kept a weekly journal, sharing my thoughts and observations. As we begin 2021 with soaring death and transmission rates,…… Read more “Best wishes, warmest regards…Self Care in Lockdown”
This is the second post in the Voices of the Pandemic series. Last time a teenager wrote about how lockdown had given the the space to think…… Read more “I was breathing too…”
I am hosting a series of guest posts, in the first a 16 Yr old talks about time, lockdown and how we consume
Brexit, elections and a wet grey November is taking its toll on many peoples mental health and well being
It’s the last week of September and Autumn has cloaked us all in its many coloured rainment; the dew on the cobwebs in the morning, the fields…… Read more “As the seasons turn”
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?