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100-ish tips for working from home – Part 3

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Part 3. Work setup and environment A good quality plug-in speaker may improve your ability to hear and be heard on Zoom which helps your posture! Reduce stress about your dodgy connection by using an ethernet cable instead of a wifi…
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100-ish tips for working from home – Part 2

Part 2. Daily routine To help prepare you for lockdown, here are our next few tips for working from home. Create routines to help manage the stress of isolation and looking at the same four walls!!! Create a working day routine with scheduled…

Anxiety and the Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

Anxiety and the Coronavirus, as the Coronavirus pandemic affects the world, many of us have felt the toll on our mental health.
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Surviving Christmas

For many of us, Christmas is a happy and joyous time, enriched by reuniting with family and friends. But for others it can also be very stressful. Old patterns in family dynamics emerge, our stress levels rise, and our ability to cope can really…
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What is a counselling assessment?

What is a counselling or psychotherapy assessment? Deciding to start counselling or psychotherapy can be a delicate decision to make. As such, it is very important that you find the right therapist for you. A counselling or psychotherapy assessment…
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Loneliness

Loneliness - are you faking it? Loneliness affects a whopping one third of all people, with young people and girls in particular suffering disproportionately.  The majority of people are ashamed of feeling lonely so may not acknowledge their…
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Is anger preventing your happiness?

Coping with anger According to Jung, ‘One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious’. In other words, the route to self-knowledge and enlightenment is by exploring the bad stuff. …
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Addiction

How we can become addicted For many people, addictions are seen as something that belong to the far extremes of our behaviours. We can often say to ourselves, “I don't drink everyday, so it's not a problem” or “I don't need to buy some…
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Could you be in an abusive relationship? 

Do they always put you down no matter what you do? Abuse – its not always physical Identifying an abusive relationship can be hard, particularly if you are being abused. An abusive relationship rarely starts out as abusive, with your abuser…
Are unhelpful inner voices preventing your happiness?

Are unhelpful inner voices preventing your happiness?

Voices that put you down, are defeatist, punitive, panic-ridden or humiliating. Not the voice of our better nature. Do they make unfair accusations or become hysterical and overwhelming? Every internal voice was at one point external. Your…