412, 2018

Emotional Triggers

Emotional Triggers We all have emotional triggers.   They often come up to the surface in the form of anger, rage, hurt, sadness or shame when someone or something triggers an automatic reaction inside of us.  Sometimes it feels like we have an emotional hijack! Think about the last time somebody said something hurtful to you or was rude to you.  How did you react?  If you felt a strong reaction in your body or ended up [...]

112, 2018

20 Tips to avoid Christmas Stress

20 Tips to avoid Christmas Stress Does Christmas stress you out?  Do you find it difficult to avoid Christmas stress? For many of us, the festive period can be one of the most stressful times of the year.  There seems like a long list of things to do before Christmas, including presents to purchase,   decorations to put up and food to organise.   Then there are those frustrating long queues at the shops to deal with!  [...]

2211, 2018

What are Healthy Boundaries?

What are Healthy Boundaries? Setting boundaries is an important skill.  However, many of us haven't learned how to set Healthy boundaries and as a result, end up being treated like a doormat or having the disease to please.  Boundaries are our person guidelines, rules or limits of how we want people to treat us.  They also show other people how we wish to be treated. In this list below, I have highlighted some examples of Healthy Boundaries: [...]

411, 2018

Soothing Anxiety

Soothing Anxiety Anxiety is on the increase, both in our public and private lives.  Anxiety doesn't discriminate and sadly impacts people of all ages.  It is also a major factor in our mental health.  In today's blog, I will share a few simple techniques for soothing anxiety.  This method of soothing anxiety is simple yet effective.  It only takes  a little gentle focus on  your thoughts for you to feel more in control of your anxiety.  In [...]

111, 2018

Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships We all have different definitions of Healthy Relationships. However, for a relationship to be healthy, it should include some key ingredients. Having Healthy Relationships starts with YOU. We all have a story about our relationships.  If like me,  you have had a past filled with unhealthy relationships, it is easy to place the blame on our partners.  We point the finger at our partners, blame them for not loving us how we want to be [...]