What is resentment? Have you ever been on the receiving end of a bitter, angry person? But rather than them being open about what is bothering them or speaking to you directly they act in a underhand way that leaves us feeling confused, is it something we’ve done without realising it? And then they choose to behave in a more passive-aggressive manner?
As we are navigating our way through one of the strangest and most uncertain times in our living history with the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID 19), as a counsellor, my main interest is on the effect this can have on people’s mental and emotional health. Anxiety, depression and the fear of the future.Read More
For this month’s blog I have invited a dear friend Sam to talk about her experience….
Guest post by Samantha Houghton
Shame is an insidious body of emotion that allows us to feel an overwhelming negativity about ourselves as a person to the level that we believe we are fundamentally flawed and that we areRead More
Are you one of the singleton’s that are dreading the upcoming day this month, February the 14th, otherwise known as Valentines Day? If so, you are far from alone.
With the hyped-up commercialism that hits the UK, it can be a struggle not to feel “different”, that you are “missing out” or “unloved” on this day of romance for loved up couples.Read More
Christmas is coming…but are you feeling cheery?
Not everybody does and the festive season is a time of year that many feel isolated, and the frivolities actually emphasise feelings of sadness and loneliness. It can feel as though the rest of the world is having fun, all except you.Read More
Let’s start by taking a true look at what loneliness is?
Anxiety and Depression whilst loneliness is not a mental health problem, a mental health problem can create a feeling of loneliness and by feeling lonely it can impact on your mental health, a bit of a chicken and an egg situation.Read More