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Are you experiencing more vivid or disturbing dreams than usual?

The changes to lifestyle brought about Covid-19 seem to have many people on a bit of a rollercoaster of thoughts. As human beings we all need some certainty to feel a level of safety without which, it is difficult to relax (the level varies from person to person and the areas of life in which we need [...]

Some suggestions for coping with the social isolation and Covid-19

Some suggestions for coping with the social isolation and Covid-19   These really are very challenging times for many people …around us and globally. There are justifiable and real concerns about the physical health of our loved ones, our own health and also concerns about our mental health too. With social isolation comes the potential [...]

Better ways to handle conflicts and issues within a relationship

All relationships have conflict or differences of opinion at some time …it is healthy to do so and to maintain some of our individuality. However, the way we react and handle those times can make a huge difference to the health of a relationship. Ideally, both parties would listen calmly and respectfully to each other’s [...]

Do you want more confidence, self worth and resilience?

Are you your No 1 fan? Or do other people’s opinion of you count more to you? The second option can potentially be a route to diminished self-worth. Why is this? Well, we all have values that are important to us and the combination of important values varies for each person …so someone else’s opinion [...]

Are Your Relationships Thriving?

I recently came across a post I really liked…. Which got me thinking…. I love using analogies to explain things and in writing this piece decided to look up the actual definition of an analogy to check I had it right and this is what came up on Google a comparison between one thing and [...]

Coping with Christmas

'Ho Ho Ho' or 'No No No'? Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat. For many people, Christmas is a time of great joy, with plenty of Ho Ho Ho! For many others, it is a time of dread: a time of No No No! There are the TV ads portraying jolly [...]

Do you have a challenging teenager?

Do you have a challenging teenager? Do you have a very, very challenging teenager who you are watching make decisions that are damaging to him or her and whatever approach you take to try and encourage them on to a better path, nothing seems to be working? It can be the most testing, stressful, [...]

Do your brain’s predictions help or hinder you?

I recently read a very interesting article by Dr Lisa Feldman Barrett, a psychologist and neuroscientist and author of How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life Of The Brain. After discussion of research around the subject of how emotions are made, she states that, as many may know, your brain’s primary function is to [...]

How to protect yourself from criticism.

Do you feel sensitive to criticism? Do you sometimes find yourself needing to justify and defend against someone’s unfair criticism? Some people seem to like making critical judgements of others, often with no grounds to do so. Perhaps it makes them feel better about themselves or maybe they get some sort of pleasure from [...]

How can a Life Coach help you to have a better life?

Do you go to a Hairdresser when your hair needs cutting? Employ a Decorator when your house needs painting? Do you consult a Doctor if you feel unwell? When your life doesn’t feel like you want it to feel, would you consult a Life Coach? Some people are familiar with what working with a coach [...]