Anger

What is Anger? Anger is a normal, healthy, basic human emotion that all people experience at times. It is usually triggered by emotional hurt. An experience such as when we feel attacked, frustrated, deceived, invalidated, or unfairly treated may cause us to have feelings of anger. Anger is like an alarm bell that tells us […]

An Attitude for Gratitude!

I’m So Grateful Many of us loosely use the phrase ‘I’m so grateful’. But do we really know the actual meaning of the word and what it does when we really feel gratitude? Have you ever opened your heart and felt the emotion of gratitude? What is Gratitude? Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible […]

3 Ways to Help Reduce Anxiety Levels

We all experience feelings of anxiety from time to time. However, some people can have these feelings daily, and in severe cases, people experience feelings of anxiety most of every day. Dealing with anxiety can feel hopeless. Below are three ways that can help you manage anxiety. Meditation Meditation when used regularly can help reduce […]

Anxiety Affirmations

Everyone experiences anxiety but for some people, anxiety can be debilitating. Anxious thoughts can become so overwhelming that it can be difficult to carry out regular daily life tasks such as work, cleaning, etc. For some people, anxiety can be so debilitating that even the smallest of daily tasks such as brushing their teeth or […]

3 Advantages of Online Counselling

Online counselling also known as e-counselling or e-therapy is fast becoming a popular way to seek help, particularly in this time of Covid-19! Online therapy can be carried out using platforms such as Zoom. There are many advantages of online counselling and this blog will discuss 3 of those advantages; Accessibility, convenience, and openness.

Becoming a Counsellor-What’s Good and What’s Not!

Becoming a counsellor is without doubt one of the best things I’ve ever done. However, it hasn’t come without a cost! It is so different from any course I have ever studied and one of the most challenging. I knew it would be difficult because there were essays, presentations, case studies, and more to do […]

What are Positive Affirmations?

Affirmations are positive statements that can help you challenge and overcome negative thinking patterns. These statements when used intentionally can create change. Affirmations can be used for anxiety, stress, success, money, health, overthinking, encouragement, self-love, and much more.

My Experience as a Counselling Student

I did my counselling training with the University of Wales Trinity St David (delivered by Ammanford College). I studied for a foundation degree in counselling. The course I took was for two years and was accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). The course was to train me to become an integrative […]

3 Signs of Codependency

What is Codependency? Codependency can be defined as any relationship in which two people become so invested with each other that they cannot function independently anymore. Being codependent with someone who is addicted to drugs can be very painful. It can leave someone feeling helpless and alone. Many people with codependency issues will often only […]

How to Manage the School Closure

I think it is safe to say that there is a lot of stress around right now with the Coronavirus. As well as having the worry of ourselves and our loved ones contracting the virus we are also having to manage the impact that the many changes are having on our lives. There is much […]