Monday Mojo – Identify Your Signs

How do you know when you’re reaching your tipping point? Pretty much everybody has one. Unless you have the composure of someone like Pema Chödrön, chances are there will be times when it feels like situations are getting on top of you. For some people, stress is caused by too much pressure:• Workload• Demands on …

Monday Mojo – Find Your Flow

What would put a bit of sparkle in your step right now? If you’ve been feeling the strain of lockdown lately, experts are saying you’re not alone. It makes sense if you’re starting to feel a bit flat, especially if you’re putting on a brave face and trying to keep everyone else’s spirits up. We’ve …

Monday Mojo – Connect Your Way

How connected are you feeling today? Researchers are beginning to highlight that one of the biggest impacts of lockdown has been the toll on connection. While virtual environments work for some, and are mainly what we have right now, they don’t work well when they’re forced. So if it feels like something is missing right …

Monday Mojo – Build Your Strategy

What’s your strategy for this week?  I ask because we’re hearing about the importance of having one on a daily basis.  As the lockdown continues, we are watching other nations prepare to bring some of their restrictions to an end. Eyes nervously turn to other countries to see how they’re coping; what works and what doesn’t. …

Grief, Loss and COVID-19

Note to the reader: This article is in response to the coronavirus outbreak, and discusses death and dying. It also explores how we may experience grief and loss when no one has died. As the number of deaths continues to rise in the U.K. and around the world, many are facing grief in ways they …

Monday Mojo – Let Yourself Breathe

It’s a Bank Holiday Monday here in the U.K. and we’re in week four of a lockdown due to COVID-19. It’s natural at times like this to find ourselves immersed in our thoughts, especially when our every day routine is not what it used to be. What’s your main train of thought about right now? …

Monday Mojo – Take Small Wins

How’s your concentration been? In the U.K. we are entering our third week of lockdown. It makes sense if your mind just won’t sit still right now. Life feels uncertain and challenging in ways we never expected. And then, there’s the “influencers” . You’ll know the ones I mean. They’re the high-energy people saying this …

Counselling – Frequently Asked Questions

Counselling is a form of ‘talking therapy’ which gives people a safe, non-judgemental space to talk about their problems. Some people are nervous talking about their feelings, so I’ve offered some information below which may be useful. If you are going through a period of stress, anxiety or depression, or have recently had a bereavement, …

Monday Mojo – Find Your Language

Well it’s been quite a week, hasn’t it? You’ve probably noticed, we’re learning new language every day.   We’ve heard terms like ‘self-isolation’, ‘social distancing’, ‘herd immunity’ and ‘sunset clauses’. We’re being told we’re “on a trajectory”, which Russell Brand said (for him) went from “I don’t believe this is happening”, to “how can I …