Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: cognitive behavioural therapy

Head versus Heart

Head versus Heart

One of the most annoying comments that I often hear directed at me is “You’re a psychologist so you shouldn’t have any problems”.   There is this unspoken pressure to be perfect and to possess this all-knowing wisdom at any given time in life. I […]

Eight Insightful Tips for Consistent Positivity and Happiness

Eight Insightful Tips for Consistent Positivity and Happiness

Positivity and Happiness “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”-Eleanor Roosevelt I love the above quote as it suggests that no matter what negativity is aimed your way, you still get to choose whether to acknowledge the negativity and believe it, take […]

The reasons why you feel so lost and wiped out

The reasons why you feel so lost and wiped out

People pleasing People pleasing often comes from low self esteem. We don’t like ourselves enough and this increases our need for external validation. We end up running ourselves ragged in an attempt to¬† feel better about ourselves. Not very clever is it? You will never […]

How to alleviate worry

How to alleviate worry

Let’s face it, we all have a lot to worry about. There are so many “What if…” possibilities in life and no one enjoys living with uncertainty. We worry that something bad might happen, we resist uncertainty¬†(this is the reality we live in) and we […]

Why I became a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

Why I became a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

I became a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist primarily because I wanted to understand myself better. I imagined that Cognitive behavioural therapy would explain all the prominent questions I had about mental health and human behaviour. I have learned a lot through qualifying as a counsellor but […]

How Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can improve your mental health

How Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can improve your mental health

Learn more about hoe Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can improve your mental health

Exercise and Mental Health: Options for Helping Yourself By Being Active 100%

Exercise and Mental Health: Options for Helping Yourself By Being Active 100%

One of the symptoms to some mental health problems is a feeling of lethargy. The difficult thing about it is that a lack of energy to be active is stopping you from doing one of the things that can help you improve your state of […]

Life’s an experiment

Life’s an experiment

Life’s an experiment – you better believe it. If we could just push fear aside, be less scared of rejection and failure and care less about what other’s think, we would be so much braver. Think about it. What have you stopped yourseld from doing […]