In recognizing that we have become stuck with an issue or situation in life, it can be challenging to know how to create opportunities for change. Being able to broaden your existing ways of thinking and doing things with...
A common question asked by clients is how many counselling sessions they will need. As each person is unique and will present with different concerns, issues and priorities, there is no pre-determined number of appointments that will suit everyone....
Acknowledging what is good in our lives whilst not disregarding challenges, rather working in conjunction with our challenges, is a strength that may improve your satisfaction with life. If you choose to look for something to be grateful for,...
Throughout our lives, challenges and loss will most likely be an unavoidable part of our journey. Have you noticed how you tend to respond during trialing times? Maybe you are calm and realistic; or do you view yourself as a...
There are many different ways, that people communicate, for example passively or aggressively or a combination of styles. Reviewing your use of verbal and non-verbal behaviour may provide insights about how you can better respect yourself and others in...
When someone feels stressed, their unique perspective or response to a situation could be helpful or harmful. According to The Oxford Dictionary, Stress is 'a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances'....
There are many reasons to include physical activity as part of your overall wellness program. Apart from assisting to control weight, reducing the risk of chronic illness and strengthening muscle and bones, just to name a few benefits; exercise...
We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called 'Opportunity' and its first chapter is 'New Year's Day'. Edith Lovejoy Pierce When you focus on problems, you will have more...
When facing a disagreement, conflict may present an opportunity for personal and interpersonal growth. Conflict occurs in most relationships and doesn't have to become a negative experience. 'How' we manage differences may be crucial in order to strengthen and...
Have you ever considered how you go about setting goals? Do you struggle to determine and achieve your goals? Are you so focused on future outcomes that you fail to appreciate what today holds? Particularly during times of stress,...