Category Tag: anxiety

7 Ways To Prepare Your Child For The New School Year

  7 Ways To Prepare Your Child For The New School Year The summer holidays are coming to an end and the first day back at school is nearing. You may have mixed feelings about this in your household – you may have loved having your children home but are also happy for them to […]

Parent Coaching For A Happy Family

  In the same way that you would get a mechanic to fix your car’s engine, you can get an expert to coach you with your parenting towards a happy family. It is a skill that can be learned and we often call on a trusted expert to help us along the way. I sometimes […]

5 Steps To Help Your Child Combat Fear & Anxiety

Fear and anxiety go hand in hand in making a child’s life a little more complicated. Whatever events have tragically happened, a child can experience severe stress that will increase their fear and anxiety, even at a very young age. In order to have a childhood that is free from any problems and worries, parents […]

Self-Talk – How well do you speak to yourself?

Self-talk is something we all do. We are always explaining things to ourselves, and making comments to ourselves. The question is what are we saying? What we say to ourselves radically affects the quality of our lives, and our ability to do things effectively.  Are you using positive self-talk or negative self-talk? Below are some […]

Well Being – The Missing Ingredient For Todays Entrepreneur

Today’s entrepreneur needs to look after themselves and that is the missing ingredient when they plan their schedules.  Well-being is commonly used in philosophy to describe what is ultimately good for a person. Well-being is both subjective and personal. For me, well-being is about ensuring that we have a balance with work, life and family. […]

Keeping Safe on the Internet

The internet was meant to be a useful resource and it is sometimes being used to spread hate. In my line of work, both as ex-teacher and now psychotherapist, you can read about my concern with how online behaviour is altering relationships offline here, but I help with mental health issues such as lowering of […]

3 Ways to Overcome the January Blues

My last blog was about overcoming negative thought patterns. This time I will focus on ways that you can begin to cultivate habits for happiness. One thing is to think more positively because January is like an in-between month when Christmas is over, money might be tight and people can feel a little sad. Here […]

Mental Wellness Month – 4 common negative thought patterns

The entire month of January is Mental Wellness month.  What does it mean to be mentally well or mentally healthy, exactly?  Being mentally healthy does not necessarily just mean that it is the absence of a mental health problem.  Some people call that ‘well-being’ or being ‘emotionally well’ but it’s all just as important as […]