Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Mandy’s experiences

Handy device to reduce anxiety

Handy device to reduce anxiety

One of the biggest problems I have to deal with in my private practice is anxiety. There are many types of anxiety – health anxiety, social anxiety, phobias, Obsessive-Compulsive disorder and generalised anxiety disorder (GAD). Generalised anxiety disorder and social anxiety tend to be the […]

Lonely at Christmas

Lonely at Christmas

Christmas is a strange time of year. Being lonely at Christmas is a sad side effect of this season. I often imagine beings from another planet landing on earth during this time, scratching their heads (if they had heads!) and wondering what the heck these […]

Relieving stress through mindfulness and massage

Relieving stress through mindfulness and massage

We live in a world where there are constant demands placed upon us. Now, more than ever,mindfulness and massage should be incorporated regularly into our routines. It is up to us to have healthy boundaries in place that prevent us from becoming burnt out. When […]

Why I don’t like Christmas

Why I don’t like Christmas

  Why I don’t like Christmas I miss the days when I was young and got so excited about Father Christmas bringing presents. Everything seems distinctively less exciting now that I am an adult. I know a lot of people enjoy Christmas and good for […]

Why blogging is fun

Why blogging is fun

I started blogging in 2013. Initially, I started to blog because I felt I was in a unique position where I was seeing clients with life problems and learning from them as well as helping them. A lot of the information that came my way […]

4 Relaxing Ways to Chill Out in Brisbane

4 Relaxing Ways to Chill Out in Brisbane

I love travelling and visited Australia recently. One of the top destinations was Brisbane. I decided to put together a list of relaxing pasttimes when there. Lucky you if you live in Brisbane but you can still enjoy these suggestions if you go there for […]

Chronic illness and mental health

Chronic illness and mental health

I was really sad to learn of Rachael Bland‘s death, she died only three days ago from cancer, at the age of 40. I was also upset to find out about a lovely young lady – Claire Wineland who died in this last week too. […]

Trip to Tanzania

Trip to Tanzania

  I am writing this on my last day in Tanzania. It’s been a trip of real highs and lows. My son came with us and we spent the first day driving from Nairobi to our safari lodge in Tanzania, near Lake Manyara. We thought […]



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