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Foundations of Relationships 

Foundations of Relationships  By Zarina Seksembaeva, Psychologist Have you ever found yourself asking the question: what are the factors that attract me to a potential lover or friend? An interesting question, given on any day we are likely to meet many people… However, we will form lasting relationships with only a select few. Hence, this piece will

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What are relationships?

What are relationships? by Zarina Seksembaeva, Psychologist. Part of being a human being involves interactions with others or so called relationships, explicitly humans are one of the most social beings on the planet and place a lot of emphasis on relationships. Evidence of this can be found going back thousands of years from early cave

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Understanding anxiety

by Heidi Rogers, counsellor, psychotherapist. Anxiety 101 Understanding exactly how your brain works is fundamental to unlocking your anxiety, trauma and stress responses. This includes everything from PTSD and panic attacks, to phobias and mild anxiety that we may feel from time to time. So how does your brain work? In a nutshell, sensory input

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Why Do I Need to Have Emotions?

Why Do I Need to Have Emotions? By Heidi Rogers, Psychotherapist and counsellor We all feel emotion. It’s part of what makes us human. Anger, sadness, fear, happiness and love are all emotions that almost every human has felt at some time of their lives. But what are emotions, how do they differ from feelings,

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Caring for your Social Self

Looking after your Social Self Engaging in Meaningful Activities and Connecting With Other People written by Jane Anastasios, Psychologist Local Councils sometimes get a bad rap for misspending our rates, allowing inappropriate developments, and not always acting or focusing on the needs of the local community. Without entering a potential political minefield, I was greatly

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Self-Compassion one way of looking after your emotional wellbeing

SELFCARE   – Self-Compassion one way of looking after your emotional wellbeing Written By Jane Anasatasios Oh my gorgeous lovely neighbour.  She knocked on my door unannounced the other day only to be met with a somewhat frazzled, irritated and cursing version of me.  Before she could even say hello, off I launched: “ I can’t

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SELF CARE – WAYS TO LOOK AFTER PHYSICAL WELL-BEING

SELF CARE – WAYS TO LOOK AFTER PHYSICAL WELL-BEING (and how this is good for your psychological well-being) 13/2/18 written by Jane Anasatasios, Psychologist It is pretty well established that looking after ourselves physically can have great benefits for our psychological and overall wellbeing.   We will take a look at four key areas or lifestyle

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Self Care- Looking After yourself

SELF CARE – LOOKING AFTER YOURSELF Written by Jane Anastasios. Psychologist & Family Therapist 3/2/18 Some conversations we have with people stick with us.  Many years back, I was chatting with a colleague talking through my concerns about a close friend who was very unwell and had just been diagnosed with a terminal illness. I

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Celebrate Success- rewarding reaching your goal.

Celebrate Success- rewarding reaching your goal. Written by Sarah Godfrey Personal and professional development coach, Psychologist, Director Moving Mindsets  & Life Works When self help books Goal setting is a thoughtful and challenging process and the journey to success can be long and difficult. Attainment through trial and error, personal deliberations and a whole lot of hard work

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NEVER GIVE UP-SELF SABOTAGING YOUR GOALS. HOW NOT TO!

NEVER GIVE UP -Self-Sabotaging Your Goals. How not to!  Written by Sarah Godfrey.  Personal and professional development coach. Psychologist, Director Moving Mindsets  & author Life Works When self help books 19/01/18 Goals are what keep us going and help us take that next step into the future. We see, we judge, we measure and finally devote our time

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