Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: fear

Fear is your biggest enemy

Fear is your biggest enemy

Fear exists in all of us. It lurks underneath, reminding us constantly about the scary world we live in. It reminds us of all that could possibly go wrong. It whispers, telling us that no one will like us or that we are a misfit, […]

Addiction and relapse

Addiction and relapse

What causes addiction? There isn’t one specific thing that causes addiction. It’s usually a combination of genetics, mental health and environment. Addiction also has a lot to do with how an individual copes with life and how they deal with stress. Some people are more […]

Facing the unknown

Facing the unknown

With today’s use of technology, specifically social media, body positivity has become a big topic. With Ashley Graham being one of the most famous plus-size models, and fashion retailer Aerie launching their #AerieReal campaign, being body positive is now more important than ever. It’s a journey […]

Anxiety in children and adults

Anxiety in children and adults

Information about anxiety: Anxiety is the most common problem for children and adults. Fear or worry at normal levels and frequency are helpful and adaptive because some situations are really dangerous. Worry can be a way of preparing for a situation. When that fear interferes […]

What lies beneath

What lies beneath

I get to witness the ‘underbelly’ of life. I see people’s weaknesses and fears. Their innermost worries and what causes anxiety and fear for them. I have learned that everyone, no matter who they are, has problems of some sort. No one escapes death, rejection, […]

Beating indecision

Beating indecision

  Have you ever been indecisive? It’s something we all experience at some time in our lives. Should I eat vegetable or a salad; should I go out or stay in; Costa Rica or Cape Town? Indecision is a normal part of life but for […]

4 Brilliant tips for tackling any problem

4 Brilliant tips for tackling any problem

  We all have problems to deal with in life. From a broken washing machine and the bank deducting money incorrectly to arguments with a loved one, bereavement and ill health. Most problems have many similarities and there is a formula that you can use […]

Life is messy

Life is messy

I’ve seen many new clients recently and it always amazes me learning about people’s experiences and life stories. People are incredible, so resilient and strong in the face of adversity. No one seems to escape trouble – whether it’s affairs and heartbreak, deception, lack of […]