Create the Kind of Self you are Happy to Live With: Overcoming Trauma

Create the Kind of Self you are Happy to Live With: Overcoming Trauma

You are courageous!

Time and time again, I am overcome by the bravery of the people who walk into our clinic and seek counselling, or those people who tell me they have been through a course of counselling to recover from the effects of trauma. It takes a lot of courage to face past events and make changes in your thoughts and beliefs. Whether you have been a victim of crime, have been involved in a natural disaster or suffered abuse, the results of trauma are the same; an all-encompassing feeling of fear and helplessness.

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Embracing Change

Embracing Change

Change is happening all the time and we need things to change for life to move forward, but for many people it can be upsetting. After all, most of us are creatures of habit and we prefer routine and stability, especially in our day to day lives.

When change occurs, we need to take control. Here are some ways you can cope with changes, however they happen.

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How to manage your anxiety naturally

How to manage your anxiety naturally

If you’ve ever experienced anxiety or a panic attack, you will be all too familiar with the horrible physical symptoms it brings. Sweating, shaking, heart palpitations, shortness of breath and the urge to vomit are just a few. Thankfully, for some people, a panic attack is a one off event, due to a real fear or a situation that warrants the body going into ‘fight or flight’ mode. But what happens if that initial panic attack turns into a regular event and brings on chronic anxiety? Too many of us are living with daily anxiety and regular panic attacks.

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