Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

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The mountain of should

The mountain of should

Are you climbing the ‘mountain of should’? How many “shoulds” do you have in your life? “Musts” and “shoulds” create anxiety and place unnecessary strains and stresses on us. Replace “should” with “could” and always challenge your “musts and shoulds”. Why must you? Why should […]

What is a panic attack?

What is a panic attack?

About 5% of people have experienced panic attacks.They can be very frightening. Without warning,a person can experience chest pains, sweat, hyperventilate and feel faint. During an attack, they often feel they are having a heart attack and might die. Stanley Schachter showed that experiencing an […]

Tips to decrease stress levels

Tips to decrease stress levels

Perhaps I am a little biased as I see stressed out clients on a daily basis but the research shows that stress levels are increasing. According to the Mental Health Foundation’s 2018 study on stress levels: In the past year, 74% of people have felt […]

How we create our own stress

How we create our own stress

We create our own stress more than we realise. Life is inherently stressful, there is nothing we can do about the external events, in that we can’t stop them. Debt, poverty, cruelty…there is a lot of injustice in the world and acceptance of this can […]

Mental health first aid

Mental health first aid

Mental health first aid is all about helping people understand the basics of mental health – how to spot early warning signs, how to respond and how to support someone with mental health issues. Mental health first aid offers information on how to prevent a […]

6 Toxic Habits You Need to Quit During Stressful Times

6 Toxic Habits You Need to Quit During Stressful Times

Stress is never a welcome addition to our lives, but it’s a necessary evil of life that we must learn how to deal with constructively. Here are six toxic habits you need to quit during stressful times. Hanging out with unsupportive people The company you […]

Thoughts on mental health

Thoughts on mental health

My mental health varies. Some days I feel very mentally healthy and other days, less so. This is pretty normal and most of us have good days and bad days. Mentally healthy people have ups and downs. It’s only when an issue persists (usually for […]

Don’t Let Stress Ruin Your Life

Don’t Let Stress Ruin Your Life

  We all suffer from stress, and as part of a normal healthy lifestyle it’s nothing to be worried about. The problems start when the stress starts to take over, so you feel constantly tense and anxious. Stress causes hormones to be released into the […]


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