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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders in the world. In 2013, there were 8.2 million cases of anxiety reported, with women being twice as likely to suffer from the disorder. Yet, many people with anxiety are reluctant to seek treatment. People with anxiety disorders have intense, excessive and persistent worry and […]

Dissociation – What is it?

Many people may experience dissociation (dissociate) during their life. It is a mental process of disconnecting from one’s thoughts, feelings, memories or sense of identity. If you dissociate, you may feel disconnected from yourself and the world around you. For example, you may feel detached from your body or feel as though the world around […]

Anger – What is it

If you look in a dictionary they define this as “A Strong feeling of displeasure or hostility” ( accredited to https://www.thefreedictionary.com/anger) Anger or wrath as it can be referred to is an intense emotional state and it involves a strong uncomfortable emotion that could be related to some kind of hurt or threat. A person […]

Meditation – The benefits

Meditation as a lot of benefits to your mental health some of you might ask what is meditation the answer is simple its relaxation and not concentration its more about not concentrating on something its becoming thoughtless.   The benefits of Meditation   · You will have a clam mind · You will gain great […]

Food & Mood

I was thinking could the foods you eat reflect your mood   The answer is yes food is very important to your mental health and how often you eat is just as important.   The importance of eating regularly is important as if blood sugar drops you might feel tired, irritable and depressed. Eating regularly […]

Friends

I wanted to write about something that wasn’t counselling related but more realistic to the world we live in at present and the importance of friendships So friendship – what does that mean? Friendship means to me someone who is there with you through thick and thin no matter what; people who are there to […]

The Counselling Room

Why do people feel daunted in participating in counselling?   I get asked this a lot by friends and family and I say it’s for various of reasons which it is and they turn around and say I couldn’t talk to a complete stranger about my problems or I would feel embarrassed by doing that. […]

Loneliness in a crowd

Feeling lonely doesn’t mean you are on your own you can be in a crowded room and feel lonely, be with friends and still feel lonely even being in a relationship and feel lonely.   So how to understand your feeling of loneliness you could ask yourself some questions:   1 When do you feel […]

Anxiety….

What is Anxiety……… It is a mental and physical reaction to perceived threats. In small doses, anxiety is helpful. It protects us from danger, and focuses our attention on problems. But when anxiety is too severe, or occurs too frequently, it can become debilitating Some symptoms of Anxiety are uncontrollable worry ,excessive nervousness, sleep problems, […]