Being the best you can be……

Posted on: 1st January 2019

Its a New Year! Do you have any resolutions? Like me, you probably want to be the best you can, whatever that means to you. Its something that is not…

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Surviving Christmas

Posted on: 8th December 2018

For many people, Christmas can be a difficult time. Often there are memories of a loved one who has died. For others there is the dread of having to conform…

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Posted on: 16th November 2018

My friend Maggie Currie, a personal coach ( ) has made the following insightful comments about regret. I hope you find it helpful: “It drains our energy, and leaves is…

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Could your Depression have a medical cause?

Posted on: 28th September 2018

Often there’s no single cause of depression. It can occur for a variety of reasons and it has many different triggers. The NHS notes that stressful life events such as…

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Worry is like sitting in a rocking chair……………

Posted on: 3rd September 2018

Worry is like sitting in a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere” Erma Bombeck Worry is something which affects all of us be…

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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep?

Posted on: 11th August 2018

Sleep deprivation is a known to affect physical health by increasing the risk for obesity, heart disease and infection. It can affect wound healing rates and growth. Throughout the night,…

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What is Sex and Porn Addiction?

Posted on: 24th June 2018

Sex addiction is not the same as having a high sex drive or prudish up-tight people criticising sex. Nor is it something made up by the media for wayward celebrities.…

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Have you ever put a search for an online therapist on to Google?

Posted on: 17th June 2018

Have you ever put a search for an online therapist on to Google? The results can be quite surprising. You will find thousands of sites offering counselling and also individual…

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Are You Depressed?

Posted on: 11th June 2018

How to Recognise Depression Most people have periods of feeling “low,” “down,” lethargic and disinterested in activities – even pleasurable ones. In today’s fast paced society mild depressive symptoms may…

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Coffee Fix?

Posted on: 9th May 2018

a picture of a cup of coffee that is sitting on a wooden table.

95 million cups of coffee are sold each day in the UK. [1]. “We have moved from a nation of tea drinkers and occasional instant coffee drinkers to a nation…

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