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Anxiety – Ashley’s Story

Anxiety – Ashley’s Story

Anxiety can differ from person to person. Some people have lots of similar symptoms and others only have a few. It’s very much based on individual perceptions of the situation.  There can also be intense fear which can happen suddenly and just seem to take over...

Anxiety – How Can I Stop It?

Anxiety – How Can I Stop It?

What is Anxiety what Helps Stop it? I get it – anxiety is a beast. It can lay dormant for a while.  You can even start to feel better and then it happens....  It appears again...  With anxiety there is no warning.  It can stop you doing even the simplest things and...

Think You Can’t Do Change?

Think You Can’t Do Change?

Are you someone who thinks they can't do change? Perhaps you know someone else who is like this? This is something I hear about quite a lot in my work. It's always good to re-assess our thoughts and see if we can begin to think about things differently. So this week,...

Let’s Talk About… Feelings

Let’s Talk About… Feelings

Do you talk about feelings? Some of us do, some of us don’t. Whether we do it or not, like it or not, it’s good to talk about our feelings, yet many of us are still conditioned into the good old “British” ways of not talking about how we feel. Or are we? How often...

Top 7 Ways to Reduce Stress

Top 7 Ways to Reduce Stress

I talk a lot about Stress and Anxiety in my blogs and in my work.  Lets face it, we all know about it, we could all do with less of it.  A question I'm often asked is "how can we reduce stress and anxiety in our everyday lives?" It’s the main area of my...

How to Stop Overthinking

How to Stop Overthinking

Are you prone to overthinking?  A lot of people I see can have this issue. Some are overthinking all the time, others find it just happens now and then, or during certain situations or circumstances or other people and ourselves. Overthinking is an anxiety...

How to Write a Gratitude Journal

How to Write a Gratitude Journal

Increasing an attitude of gratitude in your day can be incredibly helpful to your overall wellbeing.  Many people find that by regularly taking time to notice things that we are grateful for can change their whole attitude.  After keeping a gratitude journal...

Is Your Emotional Bucket Overflowing?

Is Your Emotional Bucket Overflowing?

What is an emotional bucket and how on earth would you know if it is overflowing?  How could you tell?  Well, our emotional bucket is a term I use for a place inside us where we store our feelings.  Some of our feelings are not always on show are...

The ABC to a Stress Free Summer

The ABC to a Stress Free Summer

What are your plans for the summer?  I wonder if you are looking forward to it or dreading it?  If you are a busy working mum then perhaps the prospect of juggling work with kids and home fills you with dread!  As a working mum with two children with...