Blog on emotional well being and personal development

Tag: mental health

What makes a good counsellor?

What makes a good counsellor?

I have often wondered what the magic ingredients are that make a good counsellor. I always knew that qualifications alone would not make a good counsellor. I had seen it for myself, people with academic qualification but who had no people skills at all. No […]

Life Laws by Dr Phil McGraw

Life Laws by Dr Phil McGraw

  There is so much wisdom in the following “Life Laws”… Law #1: You either get it, or you don’t. Nobody ever said life would be easy. But, in all honesty, you’re probably not often encountering problems that necessitate daily mental battles with MENSA notables, […]

Mental Wealth Festival 12-14 Sept 2017

Mental Wealth Festival 12-14 Sept 2017

If you are in London in September 2017, come and listen to my talk on “Facing your fears” at the Mental Wealth Festival. I will be giving a talk on my own personal experiences and how I have managed to overcome personal struggles, including health […]

Myths about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Myths about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

    Myths about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Myth:  CBT emphasizes the power of positive thinking Fact: CBT emphasizes the importance of realistic thinking. It reduces anxiety by replacing unrealistic, exaggerated thinking with more accurate realistic evaluations. Myth:  CBT is slow and can take many […]

How balanced is your mental diet?

How balanced is your mental diet?

How balanced is your mental diet? You have probably never heard of the term “mental diet”. It’s a term that I came up with when talking to my clients about their inner dialogue. We all have an inner dialogue and often we aren’t even aware […]

Mental Health awareness

Mental Health awareness

Mental Health Awareness   Our new survey reveals that 2 in 3 of us will experience me ntal ill health: https://t.co/7Jsj5efwkJ #MHAW17 pic.twitter.com/hPST2mdkUC — Mental Health Fdn (@mentalhealth) 8 May 2017 Photo by amenclinics_photos Mandy X

What is mental wealth?

What is mental wealth?

What is mental wealth? Mental wealth is just as important as mental health. Mental health is the physiological functioning of the brain and nervous system. Mental wealth is how successful you are at managing the content of your mind. I’m going to share a few […]

Give Depression the Bird

Give Depression the Bird

Help break the stigma surrounding depression by taking this anonymous survey: CLICK HERE For results of the survey: CLICK HERE Give Depression the Bird Let’s get one thing straight. Depression is real. It is not something to be trivialized, snapped out of, or sucked up. […]