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Let go of seeking approval

Let go of seeking approval

Seeking approval makes you a slave to others. If you do things with external validation in mind, your essence is diluted. Let me explain… If you set out to do something purely because YOU want it, that endeavour is the essence of you. Ideally, your…

The psychology behind hoarding

The psychology behind hoarding

Hoarding is a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Individuals feel the need to hoard things as a means of staying safe. It’s normal to have some degree of hoarding. I find it very hard to chuck old clothes and always think I may need them in…

What happy couples don’t do…

What happy couples don’t do…

  Some couples seem sickeningly happy. Holding hands and gazing lovingly into each other’s eyes. So what have they got that we don’t? Why do they seem to fit so well together? Is it because they are ‘soul mates’, if such a thing exists, or…

Covid-19 and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Covid-19 and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? (PTSD) PTSD describes a collection of symptoms that some people have after their life was in danger, or where there was the possibility of suffering serious injury. You might also feel this way when you witness these kinds of…

Easy ways to brighten up your home and boost your wellbeing by using photos

Easy ways to brighten up your home and boost your wellbeing by using photos

Frames filled with family portraits, snaps from recent holidays and photos with friends used to be a common sight in many rooms in the house, but research by CEWE has revealed it might be a forgotten cause, with just 15% of people printing out photos to display…

Seeking Out a Counselor Who Specializes in LGBTQ+ Care

Seeking Out a Counselor Who Specializes in LGBTQ+ Care

Mental health disorders aren’t uncommon for the general population. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 6.7% of adults in the U.S. have at least one episode of depression per year.   Meanwhile, those in the LGBTQ+ community are often at a greater…

Swans And Friends Bird Rescue

Swans And Friends Bird Rescue

Yesterday, I shadowed a man named John Potts who works tirelessly to protect and rescue wildlife, mainly in the South of England. John and his wife Linda run a charity called “Swans & Friends Bird Rescue”. John came out to Dunsfold, Surrey about 6 weeks…

How to Navigate a Conflict with Your Boss

How to Navigate a Conflict with Your Boss

Workers and bosses have had conflicts and disagreements for as long as workplaces have existed. If you find yourself in the middle of one of these disputes, it’s essential to resolve the situation wherever possible. You may find yourself of the position that you feel you are unfairly…

7 Things to Expect When You Join a Sober Living Home

7 Things to Expect When You Join a Sober Living Home

After you’ve just completed a drug rehabilitation program, you’re probably feeling more than a little nervous about what comes next. Thoughts of rejoining the community can be exciting, but may also cause a lot of anxiety and uncertainty.     Sober living homes offer recovering addicts…

How Nurses Are Taking Precautions to Keep Their Families Safe

How Nurses Are Taking Precautions to Keep Their Families Safe

There is no doubt that nurses have been some of the biggest heroes during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As most people hunkered down in the safety of their own homes, nurses rushed into the fire to help the people that were inflicted with the deadly…

Why you aren’t succeeding

Why you aren’t succeeding

    Why you aren’t succeeding Most of life’s misery comes from the gap between how we want our lives to be and how our lives really are. We all have ideas on how we would like our lives to turn out but often the…

What do you want?

What do you want?

  Believe it or not, most people do not know what they really want. I have asked my clients many times what it is that would make them happy and more often than not, they have no answer. Why is this? Surely we should all…