Rather than leaving it to chance, it's time to actively participate in life in ways that will enable you to flourish.
The inner life. We are very conscious about physical functioning and fitness, but terribly neglectful of psychological functioning and fitness.
Deciding to talk about a problem can be scary... Then there's the problem of actually choosing a counsellor, where do you start? Here's some help.
I'm offering free counselling support during the pandemic. Email me and we'll set up a virtual Zoom meeting.
Despite both the personal suffering and the inconvenience caused by mental health issues, most people still don't or won't seek help, and of those who do most will not get the help they need or will have to wait a very long time to get it.
If society is responded to the rise in depression with helplessness, then society has bought into precisely the thinking styles that contribute to depression in the first place. If you suffer from depression the last place to spend your time is among people who feel as you do, but if everybody feels fatalistic about it where's the support to come from?
Some things we can never get 'right', and it doesn't matter. It's a fact of life that nobody can be good at everything, and with some things notions of right and wrong are just plain daft.
It doesn’t take much to upset our sleep. But equally, if you go about it systematically, it doesn’t take much to restore healthy patterns and improve sleep.
This video explains the characteristics of resilience so you can begin to foster attitudes and habits in yourself which will boost your robustness and reduce the impact of stressful events.
Resisting change is not only a waste of time, it also makes it harder to deal with. Following advice from other people is probably not the right way to go either (you can still read this though). Change can be difficult, but it needn't be as big a problem as we often make it.