Overthinking and Worrying – Why We do it and How Mindfulness Can Help
Do you sometimes struggle with overthinking and worrying? If you do, you are certainly not alone. These are challenges that Clients frequently come to counselling for assistance with. I have encountered these difficulties in my own life as well, so I appreciate how detrimental they can be to a person’s well-being. The following techniques have […]
Seasonal Challenges: Practical Techniques to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder
In the previous post, we explored what Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is and how it can have a significant, negative impact on our mental health and well-being.   In this post, we will consider the positive, practical steps we can take if we are struggling during the cold, dark Winter months.   The best explanation […]
Seasonal Challenges: What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?
With the clocks going back recently, it seems like the ideal time for me to write about how the changes in seasons can affect our mental health and well-being.   Some people experience ‘the winter blues’ when they feel a bit down during the cold, dark months of winter. For others, the feelings they experience […]
Self-care September: Less Stick, More Carrot!
A well-known analogy about motivation involves a donkey, a carrot and a stick. Although it is so simple, it can have a surprisingly helpful influence on how well we choose to treat ourselves.   If we want a donkey to move from A to B, the use of a stick is likely to be effective, […]
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