Starting your Healing Journey | 10 Things you may be concerned about
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Starting your Healing Journey | 10 Things you may be concerned about

Starting your healing journey can be a difficult time in many ways. This article will try to address some of your worries and concerns about making changes in your life. I want to encourage, reassure and support you here so you will feel more at ease with what you need to do. You know you…

What causes anger issues? – Could you have Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder CPTSD?
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What causes anger issues? – Could you have Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder CPTSD?

In this article I will explain what causes anger issues in relation to CPTSD. In a future one I will go into more depth of what causes anger issues explaining other biological, social and psychological factors. Firstly, anger is a normal emotion that we all need and have naturally. To get or feel angry by…

Self-Help Book Review | The 5 Love Languages Gary Chapman
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Self-Help Book Review | The 5 Love Languages Gary Chapman

The Self-Help Book Review – The Five Love Languages is a book written by Gary Chapman who is a very experienced marriage guidance counsellor. Gary has been counselling couples for 40 odd years and has come up with a simple system to help couples connect or reconnect. He, through his years of experience, believed the…

Blob-Tree Activity | Use This Tool To Help You Express Your Feelings
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Blob-Tree Activity | Use This Tool To Help You Express Your Feelings

If you are someone or you know someone that finds it difficult to put how you are feeling into words, Ive got an easy tool that would help you understand how you feel better. The Blob tree activity can help you express feelings and emotions. It is sometimes called the Jelly baby tree and was…

6 Ways How Journaling  helps your mental health & How to Start
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6 Ways How Journaling helps your mental health & How to Start

You might say to yourself, why should I start journaling, I haven’t got time to journal! How could journaling really help me? I’ve already got more than enough to do already” The following facts may convince you. You might say to yourself, why should I start journaling, I haven’t got time to journal! How could…

What is Self Esteem and the Effects of Low Self Esteem on you
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What is Self Esteem and the Effects of Low Self Esteem on you

Low self esteem plagues a lot of us and we don’t even know it. It also affects us in so many ways and impacts on our lives and relationships. What is Self Esteem? Self-esteem is largely about a set of beliefs we have about ourselves and how much we value ourselves. Self Esteem is on…

Coping Skill | Relaxation Technique | 7 / 11 Breathing
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Coping Skill | Relaxation Technique | 7 / 11 Breathing

The 7 / 11 Breathing Technique Do you suffer from anxiety, stress, panic attacks? Are you frightened of having another panic attack?Do you have problems getting to sleep or getting back to sleep after waking up in the middle of the night?Do you feel stressed in certain situations and not sure what to do?You might…

What is an addiction |  Addiction Therapy & Counselling
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What is an addiction | Addiction Therapy & Counselling

In this article I will explain what addiction is and the different types of addiction. Just to reassure you: If you think you are addicted to something, according to research, at least 1 in 3 people are addicted to one thing or another so you are not on your own! What is an addiction? We…

6 Types of Abuse an Adult could have experienced as a Child
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6 Types of Abuse an Adult could have experienced as a Child

In my article I will describe 6 types of abuse that you could have experienced as a child. Sometimes known as historical abuse, this is when you as an adult were abused as a child or adolescent when you were under 18. You may still blame yourself or think it was your fault. This is…

15 Important Signs Of Depression That You May Not Know About
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15 Important Signs Of Depression That You May Not Know About

There are so many signs of depression that most of us won’t recognise that it’s depression. This article is useful as it would help you to recognise what is going on with yourself or with someone you know. Many of us can recognise the major signs of depression such as feeling low, not getting out…