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”
How do we deal with the inner critic, who loves to pull us down when we need raising up?
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”
Is the idea of being finished holding us back from being who, and how we want to be?
Image Description [ A tree covered tropical island, with two people in the foreground with outstretched arms] No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man… Read more “Decoding the past.”
Consider this client referral. They are recently bereaved, losing their mother in quite traumatic circumstances. They are considering counselling as they feel they are loosing their role in their family, and have… Read more “Frozen pizza never killed anyone.”
This is not usually a place where I comment on the news, or the twitter version of the news. There are better blogs or people to follow… Read more “Do People Need Peeple?”
Those of you who found this blog via my involvement with #PNDhour and PNDchat will already know I suffered from post natal depression after the birth of… Read more “Instagram and #Gracenotes.”
The stories we remember from childhood can reveal how we believe we should be as adults.
Many people are grieving, many people are carrying pain in their hearts, and many people might like a friendly word or comforting hug on Mothers’ Day.