Tag: anxiety management

A rest is as good as a change – using mindfulness for managing uncertainty

How do you feel about change? We like to be in control, generally speaking. We like to feel prepared, to know what’s going to happen next, and – if change is coming – we want to be on the right side of it.  In…

Monday Mojo – Feel the Connection

Today is Blue Monday, or as the Samaritans are calling it “Brew Monday”. An opportunity to chat with a friend over a good old cuppa. So, how many people does it take to make a cup of tea? I promise this isn’t one of those…

Monday Mojo – Treasure Your Energy

How is your energy? At the start of each week, and especially at the commencement of a new year, there’s a pressure to begin with a full tank of positive mojo. We straighten our tiaras.  We create the to do list.  We aspire to get more done, even if it means we…

New Year Mojo – Clear the Path

How do you feel about 2019? It’s about now the pressure really starts to mount to make new year’s resolutions, and set goals with good intentions. To try that new diet. To get more exercise. To better yourself in one way or another. The ‘New…

Setting Boundaries: Why Your Personal Ground Rules Matter and How to Make Them

If you’ve ever attended a professional training course, you’ll know the first thing the teacher usually does is set the ground rules for the day. These almost always include respecting each other’s opinion, and switching off your mobile ‘phone. But how often do you…

Seasonal Self-Care – taking care of yourself at Christmas (and beyond)

At this time of year, self-care and setting healthy boundaries with yourself, family and friends are important. Here are some ideas of how to take care of yourself this Christmas (and beyond): • Create positive space as much as possible, keep your mental health…

Monday Mojo – Take it Slow

Have you felt like you’ve been rushing around lately? It’s usually about now things feel a bit, well… hectic. Depending on what sort of year you’ve had, you might feel a sense of urgency to get 2018 firmly out of the way, and start the new…

World Mental Health Day – Conversations Start Journeys

10th October is World Mental Health Day, and the focus this year for me is very much that Conversations Start Journeys. Taking the time to talk to someone and find out how they are can be transformative and healing. Taking an interest in how…

Monday Mojo – Reach for the Sky

Monday Mojo™ – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Reach for the Sky What do you really want? It’s a big question, and worth taking some time to think about. Sometimes we have a vision. A hope for the future. A desire to to…

Hello and Welcome

Welcome to my website, thank you for stopping by. These pages tell you how to access services which have been carefully designed to help you find your mojo and get your sparkle back. Our mental health is as important as our physical health and…

Your views – It’s good to talk but what do you (really) think about counselling?

Have you ever thought about counselling? A lot of people see it as a last resort for recovery, and I can understand why. In the current economic climate, clients have to wait weeks, if not months, for free therapeutic support on the NHS. Some…

It’s Time to Talk

Time to Talk Day is on 1 February 2018. Wherever you are, you can talk about mental health. As a Time to Change Champion I work hard to raise awareness of mental health. So it’s important to know that if a person is struggling…

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