Tag: stress

How To Resolve Arguments Constructively

how to resolve arguments constructively

Sometimes despite our best intentions to raise difficult issues gently, things can escalate. Arguments can quickly become stressful and unproductive, especially when we are stuck in bad patterns. Most of us don’t get taught how to deal with horrible rows!

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Do I Need Counselling?

Do I Need Counselling?

“Do I need counselling?” It’s a question lots of people ask themselves at one time or another. Maybe you have been through a tough time lately. Or maybe you just haven’t been feeling great. There are lots of reasons to

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Self-Care: What to do

Often I work with clients who have been struggling with depression and/or anxiety for a long time. Maybe you have felt like this too, been in survival mode, feeling like you’re all over the place, just about coping, managing to

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What Will I Get From Counselling?

Lots of people think about it for a while before they decide to contact a counsellor. You know it will take up time, and cost money, and although you must be feeling some discomfort or pain or you probably wouldn’t be

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How Sensitive Are You?

Lots of people who find themselves looking for a counsellor or therapist have been told, or thought themselves, that they are very sensitive, perhaps even too sensitive. They are often amazed to discover that High Sensitivity (or Sensory Processing Sensitivity)

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Self Care Expertise Session in Brighton

Self Care

Last week I attended a One Girl Band expertise session hosted by Lola Hoad on the subject of self care. The session was presented by Dionne Elizabeth, self care expert Brighton, from Changing the Menu. Dionne creates art, music and wellness projects and promised

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The Listening Project in Brighton

A few weeks ago I received an email from Gift Health explaining that they were looking for volunteer listeners for a Mental Health Awareness Week campaign, Listening Project Brighton. This idea started in San Francisco as Sidewalk Talk, and Gift

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What Kind of Counsellor?

What Kind of Counsellor?

Are you looking for a kind counsellor Brighton? What kind of counsellor Brighton do you imagine would most help you with your current difficulties? “What do you do?” a stranger asks in a friendly attempt to get to know you

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