Category Archives: Counselling

Recession Depression

As the global economy has struggled many are facing financial hardship, mounting debts, unemployment, and lower salaries which can be quite overwhelming and cause us to feel anxious and stressed. Depression has been closely linked to on-going financial hardship. Anxiety, … Continue reading

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Relationships: Are we Responsible for the Feelings of Others?

We expect those in our closest relationships, our family and our friends, to care about us and how we feel. But do we have a right to expect that they will be responsible for our feelings? And what does that … Continue reading

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Acceptance as the Key to Change

Often we see things about ourselves that we don’t like, and try to change, correct or improve them. Sometimes, we have learned growing up that our behaviour, looks or manner won’t be acceptable to others. We may have decided it … Continue reading

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Dealing With Difficult Feelings

Sometimes strong feelings can well up, and it can seem that they might take over, leaving us finding it difficult to function in our lives. If this happens to you, there are many things you can do to help yourself. … Continue reading

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Feeling Stuck? Ten Tips (Part Two)

6.    “GIVE SHOULD, OUGHT AND MUST” THE  BOOT: Often the story we tell ourselves about how things “should be” can keep us stuck where we are.There is no right way of being. Ask yourself this question: Should…according to who? 7.    … Continue reading

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Feeling Stuck? Ten Tips (Part One )

IMAGINATION:  Use your imagination in a positive way. How would I like this situation to work out? Create a vision of the life you would like to have, or the person you would like to be. Imagine what it would … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic

“I think I’m losing my mind,” the woman said. “My body seems to be out of control. I feel shaky, I’m sweating, I can’t breathe, and even though I want to run out of the place, I can’t move my … Continue reading

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