Tag Archives: #mentalhealth

Yes it may have been a while …

Yes it may have been a while since you last took a good look at yourself … but I wonder why that is?     Looking at ourselves can be scary and there’s always the risk that we might end up feeling totally demoralised … however,  when you take a good look at yourself it can […]

How can we cope with uncertainty?

Coping with uncertainty

How can we cope with uncertainty? It’s difficult to know how we can cope with uncertainty in the world at the moment.  Nothing seems to be immune from being changed, restricted, or cancelled.  As a result we can have feelings ranging from disappointment and frustration to anxiety and fear. Why it’s important to manage our […]

So the world has changed, have you?

So since I last wrote my blog quite a lot has changed.  We have been faced with the realities of a pandemic which changed life for every one of us. Some of those changes have given many of us the chance to spend more time with our families, time to think about our lives and […]

What have we learnt?

Hi I hope you are staying well. As we now find ourselves with  glimmers of forward movement in terms of being able to return to some forms of ‘normal’ life, I wonder what we can learn from these recent months of lockdown. I have recently been asking clients what they think they have learnt from […]

Get curious about your emotions

  Hi I really hope you are staying well during these challenging times. I think we have all found it hard to accept that we don’t have the freedom to go and do what we want, where we want and with whom we want and whilst that can be frustrating I’m sure we can all […]

How are we all doing ?

I guess we are all struggling with the development of the Covid-19 challenge. Some of us will find the loss of our normal routine hard to accept and adapt to.  Some of us will struggle with the lack of certainty; many of us are facing financial uncertainty as well as anxiety over our own health […]

How can I change things?

Have you ever … changed the picture? As humans we have the most amazing tool called the mind, an amazing piece of engineering. However as with many things, it can work for us but also against us. Have you ever dreaded blushing in an interview or feeling awkward in a  social situation and spent hours […]

The cage of anxiety

Ever found yourself turning down invitations? Not applying for promotion or new jobs? That’s often where anxiety gets you … or rather keeps you …    stuck in your own cage.   Anxiety always causes pain and understandably we’d all rather run away from pain than keep going towards it!  And as a strategy, avoidance works well. […]

I’m not in control and I could screeeeeeam !!!

I’m sure like me you’ve had days when everything seemed to be stressful.  I recently had one such day and within the course of 4 hours had gone from being  a calm, rational person to a torrent of exasperation and frustration. A banking ‘glitch’ resulted in none of my standing orders being paid on time […]

Anxiety is no fun

Anxiety is no fun   Nearly everyone has suffered from some form of anxiety can suffer from anxiety but it is no fun and can stop us enjoying life.  Anxiety can bring with it a whole range of symptoms from the physical to the psychological; some of these symptoms are made worse if they are visible […]