24
Feb
2014

Loss and Grief

This blog is based on the section on loss and grief in my book, ‘Keeping the blues away’. Some of the texts used are older, but the ideas are still valuable, plus some newer texts...

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17
Feb
2014

Soothing uncomfortable emotions

We experience a range of emotions, including ones that feel good, such as happiness or excitement, and ones that feel very uncomfortable, such as sadness, anxiety or anger. We tend to do what we can...

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12
Feb
2014

Perfectionism – friend or enemy?

You have probably met someone who you would say is a perfectionist, or maybe you are one yourself. Being a perfectionist means wanting to do things extremely well, or as the Centre for Clinical Interventions...

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2
Feb
2014

Is life giving you a headache?

In the past month I have seen a few clients for troublesome headaches. Do you suffer from headaches too? I have certainly struggled with them at times. Headaches are a very common problem for children,...

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27
Jan
2014

The Power of Gratitude

When you arise in the morning think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive — to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love (Marcus Aurelius). What does gratitude mean to you? It...

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