How helpful is a having a positive mental attitude. In this post I discuss the reasons why I think it sucks.
Creating space for yourself
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.
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.
Thinking about giving up drinking? Part 1
The past year has been tough. For many it has been tougher than we could ever have imagined. In hard times, we look to find some form of comfort that will help us through the days and get us through those long nights of wall to wall Netflix. Recent reports from various health agencies have… Continue reading Thinking about giving up drinking? Part 1
Self-care is the best care
In this busy world, we often find it difficult to find time for ourselves. This post suggests a couple of ways that might help you start thinking about how you might introduce self-care into your daily routine.