Closed signs have been a bit of a feature of 2020. Shops and services, schools and clubs, businesses and events have all closed at one time or another. Some temporarily; and sadly, some for good. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our lives in many ways over the past year, and as we prepare to close… Continue reading So long … farewell … good riddance!
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
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!
We use things to enhance our view all the time. Us humans like to look at stuff, whether it's other people, the natural world, or crazy cat videos on Youtube. We might pop on a pair of glasses or magnify the screen to find the information we need to satisfy our curiosity. Perspective is also… Continue reading A question of perspective
A friend observed recently how powerful and enduring words are. She's right. It probably wouldn't take you or I too long to recall things said to us years ago that still ring in our ears, and maybe echo in our hearts. And the chances are that those words weren't kind or encouraging. They probably cut… Continue reading The power of words