cognitive behavioural therapy; psychology; relationship counselling

Tag: mindfulness

Focus on today

Focus on today

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How acceptance can transform your life

How acceptance can transform your life

We can’t avoid change but we can use acceptance to help us cope with change and the things we can’t control. Acceptance is a clever mental skill that is highly underrated. Acceptance can transform your life when you change the resistance that is creating more […]

Don’t give up

Don’t give up

This post is for those of you who are struggling right now. Don’t give up. Remember that even though you feel low and have had enough, this horrible feeling won’t last. It’s just how you feel right now. It’s completely normal to feel down and […]

How to mentally switch off

How to mentally switch off

I’ve often wished I had an “off switch” especially at times when my mind contains too many thoughts. Thoughts that I can’t seem to dismiss easily that lure me into the downward spiral of despair. Taunting me to investigate further into my fears and insecurities […]

Shower and make the bed

Shower and make the bed

Yep, shower and make the bed are the only priorities on my to-do list today. This may seem a mundane statement but for most people, having only two things to do in a day would be a huge source of anxiety and guilt – how […]

FitMind meditation training app

FitMind meditation training app

“A wandering mind is an unhappy mind” I came across this app in my quest to find better ways to be mindful and slow my busy mind down. This app created by Liam McClintock is excellent. He talks about how the mind is entirely responsible […]

Fine tune your focus

Fine tune your focus

There are many good reasons to fine tune your focus. Think about it, for a large part of the day we are ‘passive receptacles’ to the random onslaught of thoughts that enter our minds. Did I take the clothes out of the washing machine? Why […]

Tips for managing anxiety

Tips for managing anxiety

Anxiety is a part of life, get used to it. Instead of resisting it, learn to work with it and you will find managing anxiety far easier: Anxiety is normal and not harmful (unless excessive). Worry is not a predictor of outcome. Do you have […]