Self-sabotage
Self-sabotage

I read an interesting story this morning about an eagle given an easy life by its owner; food all around it and it didn’t have to fly any more- fed, watered, cared for and no need to exercise- this eagle’s living the dream right?! A stranger...

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Sleep
Sleep

Sleep can cause mental health problems, and mental health problems can cause sleep disturbances; reading this highlights a vicious circle and that the need for us to self-care couldn’t be clearer. Benefits of quality sleep: Improved daily...

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Responsibility
Responsibility

Last week I spoke about the PROM model for action against anxiety; specifically looking at Purpose. I’m moving on to Responsibility today: the ability to respond, a choice of response, the duty to deal with something or take control, of being...

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Purpose
Purpose

I’ve been reading more and more on anxiety as increasingly this is the main concern for most clients walking through the door at the moment. I blogged last week about the need for self-care at this time of year (and arguably all year round!) but...

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Endings in therapy
Endings in therapy

You came to therapy to readjust, to tap into what was causing you problems and to tackle your thoughts, feelings and behaviours no doubt. It was likely both a traumatic and tremendous experience if you were lucky enough to form a bond with your...

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Turn off, tune out
Turn off, tune out

Busy day at work, staring at a screen, headache, dehydrated, grumpy, tired and frustrated. We get home, have our evening meal and curl up to watch tv; only to reach for another screen and scroll until bedtime. Did that feel good? Did you even...

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