Traits of a narcissist

Traits of a narcissist

The word “narcissist” is overused these days. Narcissism isn’t just selfishness. There are many more sides to this way of thinking and behaving. If you’re unsure, below are common traits of a narcissist: They live by the statement, “What’s in it for me?” Narcissists are…

Increase Your Confidence and Sense of Self-Worth with These Tips

Increase Your Confidence and Sense of Self-Worth with These Tips

Trying to navigate a path that you can follow happily through the craziness of life can be a challenge. Sometimes it seems that nothing is easy in this world, especially keeping your head up and feeling good about yourself. Yet, this is something that should…

Texting mental health service in the UK

Texting mental health service in the UK

I wanted to share this crisis mental health service with you. A wonderful service that allows you to text any time if you need to speak to someone. This is a texting service. If you would prefer to speak to someone about a mental health…

Thoughts on suicide

Thoughts on suicide

Suicide usually occurs as a culmination of many things coming together. It is rarely due to one single issue. I decided to write about my thoughts on suicide following the sad news that Caroline Flack took her own life yesterday. It’s clear that she was…

How to Retrain Your Brain If You Have Anxiety

How to Retrain Your Brain If You Have Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are currently the most common mental health disorders in the United States. The term anxiety itself is very broad, and it can be situational or triggered by a specific event. For example, people in car accidents may experience PTSD and anxiety as a result, but it may…

3 Ways The Digital Age Is Helping Our Health (And One Way It’s Not)

3 Ways The Digital Age Is Helping Our Health (And One Way It’s Not)

Health is simultaneously one of the toughest subjects to talk about and also one of the most essential. If we all had our way, we’d spend less time and less money on it than we do, but the truth of the matter is that only…

What happens during counselling?

What happens during counselling?

I’ve been a counsellor for so long that it all seems very normal and natural to listen to complete strangers tell me their deepest secrets. I do appreciate however how strange this must feel to someone who is new to counselling. I thought it would…

How to care less about your looks

How to care less about your looks

It is normal to feel dissatisfied with your appearance from time to time. However, if you are too concerned about your appearance it can have a big impact on your life in many ways, such as your mood, how you socialise and how you take part in…

Top Easy Tips to Boost Your Psychology Wellness in Sutherland Shire

Top Easy Tips to Boost Your Psychology Wellness in Sutherland Shire

So many of us are struggling with emotions, relationships, and coping with behavioral changes. It can be hard to ask for help or share whatever you are going through with your family or friends, in the fear that they might judge you. The issue could get out of…

Why I am concerned about Meghan Markle

Why I am concerned about Meghan Markle

First of all, I have never met Meghan Markle and my opinions are based on indirect information. I have researched TV interviews, their documentaries (South Africa) and read up as much as I can. This post is about my assumptions as a mental health expert.…