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Taking things in your stride

In 1983, Mathew Wilder, so eloquently said, ‘Ain’t nobody going to break-a my stride’. This statement epitomises those people around us whom appear to ‘take everything in their stride’. Often these people will maintain a positive outlook on life and an obvious resilience that flies in the face of the constant flux that has come [...]

By |2020-11-20T09:52:14+00:0019th November 2020|Blog Post, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How would you rank your Emotional Intelligence?

In this blog I will be introducing the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EQ), what it is to be emotionally intelligent and the difference this will have on our own lives and the people that matter to us. There is an established societal value of IQ, a person’s reasoning ability.  However, as important is a person’s [...]

By |2020-11-19T10:32:04+00:0019th November 2020|Blog Post, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You are Braver than you Believe

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think” A A Milne Do you ever find yourself talking in a critical way to yourself? Such as “if only I had…”, “why on earth can’t I seem to ….”, ”how could I be so stupid…again…”. “I’m not confident enough to [...]

By |2020-10-27T13:48:20+00:0027th October 2020|Blog Post, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Rhythm of Life is A Powerful Beat

There is a cycle to, or as Sammy Davies Jr put it a ‘Rhythm of life’ but, all too often that ‘rhythm’ can cause us to repeat patterns of negative, emotional behaviour(s) that fuse concepts and beliefs that, in turn, cause many to ‘feel’ overwhelmed, disillusioned with an increased sense of foreboding. The Seasons provide [...]

By |2020-10-19T12:26:53+00:0019th October 2020|Blog Post, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Teen Parental Survival 101 – Acknowledge, Accept, Take Action

We are all having to cope with a lot in a COVID19 world and if you’re a parent or carer of a teen you will undoubtedly have more on your plate than ever! This months blog will focus on providing some knowledge and insight for the all important ‘tool box’ when it comes to coping, [...]

By |2020-09-15T21:12:46+00:0015th September 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Moving past mental fog into the sunshine of action and clarity!

When driving in fog it is advisable to put your fog lights on but, it is my experience, all too many of us forget.  We struggle on regardless despite the simple fact that driving would be easier and our lives, and that of others, would be safer if we’d just turn those fog lights on. [...]

By |2020-09-15T21:13:58+00:0014th August 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Could this internal ‘barometer’ finally help you weather the storm of mental health?

In practice I seek to empower clients, providing the tools to better understand behaviour so that the individual has the knowledge to affect the changes they seek for their life. This article seeks to ‘triangulate’ research and methodology previously discussed in my December and January blogs... Not read them yet? Click here to read my [...]

By |2020-02-12T13:42:13+00:0010th February 2020|Blog Post, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How you can ‘change your brain’ to enable you to cope better with stress and anxiety

There is a ‘fine line’ between stress and anxiety.  These two words now seem to have become part of our everyday language. They go hand in hand, with our daily interactions, often a consequence of our busy lives. There always seems so much to do, regardless of the season, however at this time of year, [...]

By |2020-01-10T16:06:16+00:0025th November 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Tips to Prepare for Birth and Enjoy a Healthy Pregnancy

From the moment you first find out you are pregnant, life takes a different direction; a new path that is unique and exciting. You watch your baby grow from a seed to a kiwi to water melon and spend hours on Pinterest planning the nursery. However, other than changing your obvious eating and drinking habits [...]

By |2019-11-15T14:45:34+00:0019th October 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments