Self esteem and confidence bank

Self esteem and confidence bank

Many people come in to therapy looking for ways to radiate more confidence in their lives, it is certainly a quality many of us feel we would like more of.  In my regular Wellbeing Workshops, it is also the most popular session I teach and most requested by companies...
Learning to embrace the seasons

Learning to embrace the seasons

As the days get shorter and the nights draw in, we start to feel the Winter approaching. I am someone who loves the sun and as soon as it starts to loose its warmth, I start to feel such loss, wishing it had been a longer more productive Summer (it is never long...
Why we need to talk about suicidal thoughts

Why we need to talk about suicidal thoughts

The fact that I had to think long and hard before I decided to write about suicide in this blog, makes me fully aware that there is still a huge stigma around suicidal thoughts and ideation. Yet I have had a large number of clients over the years, who have suicidal...
Building inner resource and resilience 

Building inner resource and resilience 

This image really struck me as the tree seems to be thriving, despite its very precarious home! Some people also seem to be able to bounce back from difficult situations with no trouble at all, for most of us though, it is much more challenging. Building resilience is...
Anxiety and the menopause

Anxiety and the menopause

The list of symptoms of the menopause range from dry skin to hot flushes, but a lesser known side effect is anxiety. The levels of anxiety reported by women in perimenopause and menopause, are seen to be on the rise and often come at what can be a very challenging...