Addiction

Addiction

Addiction –  Do you have one? If you do then you are not alone. According the charity Action on Addiction one in three of us have an addiction. Addiction is defined as having no control  over using, taking or doing something that is harmful to you. The most...
Overcoming a Phobia

Overcoming a Phobia

Phobias The summer is here and a lot of us are looking forward to flying off to get some sun. Maybe flying is something you don’t look forward to, in fact it is something you dread. This fear may even stop you from travelling abroad altogether. It doesn’t matter how...
Stress

Stress

Modern life is often hectic and stressful at the best of times. Any major life event just adds to that stress. This can be a tragedy such as the loss of a loved one or even a positive event such as planning a wedding. Sometimes we find ourselves feeling stress at...

Self compassion

Are you aware of self criticism? How many times a day do you say something unkind to yourself? It can be shocking to  discover the amount of time we spend flagellating ourselves with self criticism. It is common to say cruel things to ourselves that we would never...

Listening

“To listen is to lean in softly with a wiliness to be changed by what we hear.” – Mark...