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Mental Health at Work – How to Get Support 

By Liz Jenkins | January 11, 2023 | Comments Off on Mental Health at Work – How to Get Support 
Mental Health at Work – How to Get Support

Dealing with mental health at work can be a challenge, especially if the problems are being caused by work. But there is a way forward to find peace and enjoy work again.

The Method That Beats New Year’s Resolutions 

By Liz Jenkins | December 14, 2022 | Comments Off on The Method That Beats New Year’s Resolutions 
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At the end of last year, I wrote about making 2022 your best year yet, after a tough couple of years, 2022 offered fresh hope, but here we are in a cost-of-living crisis, showing us that not everything goes to plan.  All is not lost though, we still have the ability to look back and…

A Guide to Help with Winter Sadness 

By Liz Jenkins | November 16, 2022 | Comments Off on A Guide to Help with Winter Sadness 
A Guide to Help with Winter Sadness

During winter, lack of daylight can leave some people feeling sad. Here’s your guide to coping with winter sadness.

Interesting Facts About Anxiety 

By Liz Jenkins | October 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Interesting Facts About Anxiety 
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Anxiety disorders can be really common, but here are eight interesting facts about anxiety that you probably don’t know… 

Cultivating Confidence Takes Just 2 Minutes 

By Liz Jenkins | September 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Cultivating Confidence Takes Just 2 Minutes 
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It may feel like some people are just born confident, but you can begin cultivating confidence with this fairly simple strategy.

Therapy Can Help You – Here’s How 

By Liz Jenkins | August 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Therapy Can Help You – Here’s How 

Starting therapy can be daunting so let’s break down how therapy can help you overcome challenges and see a brighter future

Mental Health Stigma. Is It Still a Problem? 

By Liz Jenkins | July 18, 2022 | Comments Off on Mental Health Stigma. Is It Still a Problem? 
Mental Health Stigma. Is It Still a Problem

We all have health. Mental health and physical health. So why has mental health stigma been a thing, and has the tide finally turned? 

Too Embarrassed to Get Therapy?

By Liz Jenkins | June 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Too Embarrassed to Get Therapy?
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Far too many people never get the help they need because they are too embarrassed to get therapy. But you don’t need to feel that way and you don’t need to struggle through alone.  There are no prizes for doing everything single-handedly. Life is a team sport and we can all help each other in…

How to Cope with Loneliness 

By Liz Jenkins | May 20, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Cope with Loneliness 
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Loneliness has been a hot topic over the last couple of years with the pandemic and lockdowns and has been the theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, but you don’t need to be alone to feel lonely.   Loneliness when surrounded by others Many people suffer from loneliness despite being in relationships, living with…

Coercive Control: Spotting the Signs 

By Liz Jenkins | April 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Coercive Control: Spotting the Signs 
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Coercive control is a form of domestic abuse that is often overlooked. Victims can feel trapped and isolated, and may not even realise they are being abused. In this blog post, we will outline what coercive control is, the signs to look out for, and how counselling can help you recover from coercive control or…