employee counselling

What few businesses know about employee counselling

Should your company provide employee counselling ? You don’t have to be Peter Jones, James Caan or Deborah Meaden to understand that a healthy workforce, both mentally and physically, is important to the success of your business. Traditionally we have been good at thinking about our physical safety at work. We have fire extinguishers, we go on moving and handling courses or we may have to wear protective clothing. Yet when it comes to mental health there is less of a safety culture. Yet the simplest changes, such as environment and access to employee counselling can make a big difference.Read more


depression and anxiety

Proven ways to tackle Anxiety

Anxiety sufferers often wrestle with their feelings and it can feel a fight to the death. The emotional reaction that things will go badly or that you will embarrass yourself locks horns against the logical side of your thinking. Part of you that knows you are being irrational. Yet you feel powerless to resist and tackle the anxious feelings.Read more


Self-esteem

Self-esteem whats it all worth

Self-esteem is that internal sense of worth that we have an inner confidence.  It reflects the value that you see yourself with in the world. Self-esteem and self-worth are tied together for most of us.  It makes a big difference when we have high self-esteem we tend to see the world as a more positive place and value our place in itRead more


hope

When all hope is gone

Hope is it ever all gone? Pandora’s Box contained all the evils of the world which were release by Pandora’s curiosity. Yet, when the box closed again, only hope remained. The myth suggests that it alone protects us from the evils of the world. So what do we do when we find ourselves without it. What do we do when all hope is gone?Read more


Love couple

What is love anyway?

Couples often are faced with this question about love when they enter relationship therapy. It is like there is a tilt in the axis of their world. They are suddenly unsure if their partner really loves them. They are treating them in a way that feels at odds with their concept of love.
When we first meet of course we don’t engage in the heady world of philosophy. We don’t ponder motivations or contemplate the meaning of actions. We enjoy the feeling of being cared for wholly and completely.
It is tempting, perhaps even probable that we will grow up with an idealised for of love – the Disney version. Read more


couple anger

Anger and its management

Anger is a release of pressure as feelings come pouring out. Some of these may be conscious and some may be sub-conscious. Anger can be useful allowing us to release those feelings but it has an ugly side too. It can be dangerous when people lose perspective or their sense of realityRead more


couple anger

Proven tips - anger management

Perhaps your blood pressure rockets in traffic. Maybe you feel yourself at boiling point when your kids refuse to co-operate. Anger is a normal human emotion. We all get angry from time to time, however often with feelings of regret.Read more