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Just About Managing

As we hurtle towards the end of this year a new catchphrase has entered into our lives – Just About Managing. An expression invented by our politicians to describe people who are surviving on just the right side of financial … Continue reading

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At This Time of Year – Stress and Christmas

As I look at my calendar there are 48 sleeps ‘til Christmas. Does that figure give you a jolt? Only 48 days to go; for lots of people, only one more payslip….. (sorry!) Yes, once more the Season is almost … Continue reading

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About Change & Uncertainty

Right now, ours is a very unpredictable world. It feels like lots of change is happening, much of it outside our control and we have no idea where this runaway train we are clinging to is taking us. Who is … Continue reading

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Self Esteem Issues

More and more people are coming to see me with issues in their lives which are made worse by feeling low self esteem or self worth. Low self esteem or no self esteem at all is easily dismissed as not … Continue reading

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About Hoarding Disorders

Hoarding is a recognised mental health disorder which can be very distressing not just for the sufferer but for their families and people close to them as well. It is thought that as many as 1.5% of the population experiences this … Continue reading

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Addictions, New Year Resolutions & Special Offers for 2016

ABOUT ADDICTIONS I have noticed a rise in the number of searches for help related to addictions. So I thought it was time to revisit the article I posted well over a year ago about it.  It’s possible to be … Continue reading

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Another post about ANXIETY

A high proportion of the enquiries I get are from people whose lives are blighted by anxiety and panic. Its been like that for at least a year. In fact, when I checked with the online counselling directory, far and away … Continue reading

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About Mindfulness

Mindfulness is growing in popularity as a therapy tool to combat anxiety based problems.  Here, I have listed some of the key points about Mindfulness, as well as explained an exercise based on its techniques. You will also find an … Continue reading

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Talking about Hypnosis

Today hypnotherapy is a recognised treatment tool for a variety of conditions. It can facilitate treatment for anything from stress, bowel disease and weight loss through fears and phobias to infertility and sexual or emotional problems. It is also ideal … Continue reading

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Christmas & Stress

‘Tis the Season once again. I don’t mean of Yuletide and carols, or of peace and joy and goodwill to all men, I mean the season of Stress and pressure. The season of rushing about, worrying about spending too much … Continue reading

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