We live in an incredible instant society. You can find answers to your questions immediately on google, microwave a dinner in minutes, and get a parcel delivered the next day. Even our medication is speeding up with promises of 'instant relief' from coughs, colds, aches and pains. It's great! But the downside is that we've… Continue reading Have a little patience
Surely January is THE detox month? Uh-uh. You ready for a little history lesson? February is derived from the Latin februum, and was concerned with ritual purification. As the last month of the old pre-Julian calendar, February was concerned with closure and cleansing. So, back in the day, people would have been busy dealing with 'stuff'… Continue reading Detox time!
After the hype and excitement of Christmas January can leave us feeling like we're running on empty. It's amazing how many of us seem to be powered by sunlight and notice the gloomy weather impacting our mood. Add a virus or the stress of a credit card bill landing on the mat and it can… Continue reading Warning – low battery!
For people who are known for their listening skills, counsellors can sometimes talk a lot! We tend to be passionate about good mental health and want to share information - especially on our websites! If you are considering counselling and simply want to know the basics about what I offer, why not check out my… Continue reading FAQs
Following the heat wave, most of us have experienced some stormy weather over the past few days. And maybe you are one of those people who have been suffering with a headache as a result. Thunder, lightning, grey skies and high humidity can all cause head pain if you are prone to headaches. According to… Continue reading Stormy weather and headaches
Don't worry, there are no spoilers here! I'm talking about those times when you find yourself thinking the same old thoughts and doing the same old things. Some people liken it to playing the same old record, going round and round on a carousel, or finding themselves trapped on a downward spiral. For some reason… Continue reading Mamma mia; here I go again!
Sunny weather can feel wonderful after a cold or wet spell, but prolonged periods of heat can have a negative impact on your mental wellbeing. Heat causes your body to work overtime as it tries to cool your system, and extended exposure to heat can lead to sleeplessness, lethargy, lack of appetite, and dehydration, all… Continue reading Feelin’ hot, hot, hot!