We all suffer from burnout now and again. Things build up and get on top of us and it suddenly feels like you don’t know what to do first, where to start, or even to start at all. Whether you are a parent, have a full time job, family commitments or have suffered a bereavement, or all of the above, burnout can happen at any time to anyone and without warning.
Will counselling work for me?
Asking for help is the bravest thing you can do when you are having a hard time and I am sure you have heard about Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex having asked for help. It really is brave, admitting that you are struggling and that you are feeling like things can’t go on as theyContinue reading “The bravest thing you can do…”
When we decide to start something new it can be scary, exciting, fun…
Would you like to know where the key to happiness is? It’s February, it’s cold and we are still in lockdown in the UK. But guess what, I know where the key is. Read on to find out… Many people search for years for happiness, the jobs they do, the houses they buy, the peopleContinue reading “The key to happiness”
Today is the day I am going to cross this rickety old bridge. I am going to conquer my fear and just do it.
Lockdown again in the UK to help protect the NHS and stop the spread of Covid-19. How do you feel about it? I have to admit that although I welcome the lockdown to stop this horrible virus, I didn’t want to get out of bed this morning. I had nothing planned for today, limited forContinue reading “Here we go again!”
Until I started my training to become a counsellor, I had not experienced Person-Centred Therapy, I had only had CBT and at that point I was not a fan. Having learnt more over the last few years, and particularly this year, I have seen the benefit of using CBT techniques incorporated within PC work. CounsellingContinue reading “Using CBT within Person-Centred Therapy”
I used to be the person who thought that she wasn’t good enough at anything. Not good enough to be in the top class, not good enough to be in the hockey team (always a reserve), not good enough to get a boyfriend, not good enough to… The list went on and on and on.Continue reading “Being “good enough” is good enough!”
Ever feel like you are walking along a bridge that may give way? I walked along one the other day and it was scary, there were a few gaps, places that looked unsafe and it was wobbling. I started to think about how it relates to life and the precarious situations we can find ourselvesContinue reading “I am fine thanks…”