What do you do when shit happens? This post explores the idea of looking for the opportunities that misfortune presents us with.
Attentive parenting and parenting the digital age
In the digital age we are dependent on our ‘technology’ for nearly every aspect of our lives. This posts explores how putting our phones, laptops and tablets down could lead to a happier and healthier relationship with our children.
Why having a positive mental attitude sucks
How helpful is a having a positive mental attitude. In this post I discuss the reasons why I think it sucks.
Putting on your oxygen mask: a guide to self-care
The guiding principles of self care.
In this post, I discuss the importance of self care for our general wellbeing. I offer some ideas on how to find the time to self-care.
An essential part of sobriety is learning to be present and how to self-soothe. This article outlines a simple and effective way to help you stay present whilst experimenting with your creativity and bringing you joy.
You can listen to this post by clicking on the link below: https://wordpress.com/posts/ericagoesforth144245625.wordpress.com As humans, our advantage over other mammals is the ability to think and convert our thoughts into words. The trouble comes with the way we use our words, facial expressions and body language to transmit meaning. Every word that we utter is… Continue reading Making Meaning
Eight reasons to try therapy: a counsellor’s view
We usually seek the help of a counsellor when we are in crisis. This article gives 8 reasons to try therapy when life is going well.
Are you thinking about giving up drinking? Part 3
This article reflects on the challenges and the joys of becoming sober after many years of alcohol abuse. A personal view of the journey from addiction to happy sobriety.
Let your creativity flow
I’d always wanted to write. As a child, I always had a pen in one hand and a notebook in the other. I was always scribbling down poems, chapters of books, lyrics for songs. My head was full of words that I loved putting down on paper. However, the way of life is we get… Continue reading Let your creativity flow
Thinking about giving up drinking? Part 2
The second of three articles exploring tackling alcohol addiction.