Wellbeing and mental health

A nice cup of tea

Aahhh...a nice cup of tea!  There are so many great reasons to enjoy a cuppa, and making one for someone else can bring them health benefits, too. The act of deciding to have a brew can sometimes be enough to lower your stress levels as you're distracting yourself from a difficult task, tricky situation or… Continue reading A nice cup of tea

Benefits of counselling, Wellbeing and mental health

Have a little patience

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

Wellbeing and mental health

Detox time!

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!

Wellbeing and mental health

Warning – low battery!

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!

Benefits of counselling

FAQs

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

Wellbeing and mental health

Stormy weather and headaches

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

Benefits of counselling

Mamma mia; here I go again!

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!