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Six Low-Cost Strategies to Boost Your Mental Wellbeing  

Mental health and emotional wellbeing have been top of the agenda in the last few years, and whilst more people than ever seem to be struggling post-pandemic and amidst a cost-of-living crisis, you can boost your mental wellbeing with a few simple strategies – and it doesn’t need to cost a lot.   1) Relax and…

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The Method That Beats New Year’s Resolutions 

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…

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Too Embarrassed to Get Therapy?

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…

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How to Cope with Loneliness 

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…

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Coercive Control: Spotting the Signs 

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…

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