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what's holding you back

What’s Holding You Back?

As a therapist and coach I often work with people who are holding themselves back.  This can be in work, leisure, home or family life.  This holding back, or difficulty being able to do things, can become a frustration and also cause stress and anxiety in people.  Many of us assume there are external factors […]

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My Top 20 Self Care Ideas

You know I’m not big on talking about myself. I’m more of a listener (kinda goes with the job!!). However, I am big on taking care of myself and making sure I HAVE time and MAKE time for self care. Why? Because when I adopted my girls over 9 years ago I never imagined (and […]

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Letting Go in Autumn

When the seasons change and the weather gets cooler is not something we can control. So can you use this change of season to prompt you to let go of something in your life? We have no choice in the change of seasons, we really just have to go with the flow. It can be […]

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Anxiety – How Can I Stop It?

What is Anxiety what Helps Stop it? I get it – anxiety is a beast. It can lay dormant for a while.  You can even start to feel better and then it happens….  It appears again…  With anxiety there is no warning.  It can stop you doing even the simplest things and people don’t understand […]

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Are you overthinking

How to Stop Overthinking

Are you prone to overthinking?  A lot of people I see can have this issue. Some are overthinking all the time, others find it just happens now and then, or during certain situations or circumstances or other people and ourselves. Overthinking is an anxiety related issue and when it happens it seems to take over […]

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how to write a gratitude journal

How to Write a Gratitude Journal

Increasing an attitude of gratitude in your day can be incredibly helpful to your overall wellbeing.  Many people find that by regularly taking time to notice things that we are grateful for can change their whole attitude.  After keeping a gratitude journal or diary for a short time you might find that you are noticing things […]

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