Overcoming Work Stress…

A common problem that sends clients through my door is work stress. From bankruptcy to bullying, to hating your career, ultimately, it’s all about work stress. ​Sometimes work stress is about environmental factors that are out of your control. It’s difficult to feel out of control, but important to remember that the poor economy, or a change in the law is not […]

What would you change if you could?

  How has your summer been, have you found chance to take stock of your life and things you’d like to change? When schools re-open after the summer break, it can feel like the start of a new year. Are there negative patterns you’ve found yourself running or have you realised that positive habits have […]

Stress Exploration..

Stress can be triggered by a variety of factors, and different people may have different triggers. Here are some common triggers of stress: Work: High workloads, tight deadlines, a demanding boss, or conflicts with colleagues can all contribute to work-related stress.   Personal relationships: Problems within family, friendships, or romantic partnerships can be significant stressors,   Financial difficulties: […]

Are you suffering with disturbed sleep?

Xmas is a time when our usual sleep times and routines go right out the window. We all tend to go to bed later and enjoy the luxury of lying-in bed later. The problem with this is that it upsets your natural rhythm and that can be difficult to reset. If you’re experiencing stress in […]

How to overcome the stress of redundancy

Are you worried about being made redundant? Anxiety, stress and worry are currently at an all-time high, and no wonder. With most of the workforce furloughed or already made redundant, these are incredibly worrying times. With no guarantee that furlough won’t eventually lead to redundancy and no sign of the lock-down easing, how do we […]

Why worrying is ineffective worry anxiety

Why worrying is ineffective

As Baz Luhrmann said in his song about Sunscreen: worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubble gum. But we are all guilty of doing it – it is human nature to worry. The worst part of worrying is that the majority of the time what we are worrying […]

What to do when life kicks you in the teeth.

What to do when life kicks you in the teeth.

There’s not a person alive who hasn’t been in this place at some point in their lives. When life kicks you in the teeth your house may have been flooded, you lose your job, and your significant other decides to leave suddenly. The list is endless and we all react to huge and unexpected stressors […]

What Will You Change?

I’m always on a quest to avoid using ‘psychobabble’ with people. Over the years I’ve developed a repertoire of phrases I use to talk about psychological theory, so that people find it easier to understand what’s going on for them. One of the phrases I use is ‘ground hog day’ based on the 1993 film. […]

Don’t sweat the small stuff

Paying attention to too much detail is the easiest way in the world to make yourself stressed and ensure that you feel totally overwhelmed with life. Some people are naturally ‘detail’ orientated and their default setting is to focus on the small details in life. This naturally detailed approach to the world is fantastic if […]

There are only 3 things that actually make us happy.

1. Engagement 2. Fun 3. Achievement I speak to people on a regular basis who are struggling with various levels of low mood (depression). There is of course a huge spectrum of low mood ranging from a feeling of ‘something just not being quite right’ to a full on, deep, dark clinical depression, and everything […]

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