Procrastination
Procrastination

It’s fairly common across the population so I don’t ask this question to single you out, merely to help you engage with if it’s become a problem for you. There’s a big difference between general putting stuff off and problematic delays.  If...

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Is self-care selfish?
Is self-care selfish?

Self-care: ‘the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health.’ Oxford Dictionary Selfish: ‘lacking consideration for other people; concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure.’ Oxford Dictionary...

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Letting go
Letting go

I’ve always found the concept uncomfortable- what exactly are you letting go of? People tell you to ‘let go, you’ve gotta let go…’ OK, how? People never tell you how it’s done or how to go about doing it, but they expect you to be able to. If it...

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Consistency
Consistency

Why is this important? If you do something for long enough it becomes a habit, whether beneficial or not. Think about it for a moment though: If you’ve bitten your nails for years with no real benefit in doing so then it can be hard to break that...

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Finding yourself
Finding yourself

Last week we looked at reflections as opposed to resolutions. This week I want to outline why therapy can be so insightful for those struggling with feelings of low self-esteem and feeling lost or adrift. This quote really captures the essence of...

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