Depression

how to fight off an attacker

How to fight off an attacker

It’s a situation we all hope we never experience – being attacked while out alone. The choice of fight-or-flight is one that only you can make. Everyone reacts differently in stressful situations. You may panic, or you may freeze. Far from exposing yourself to more danger, statistics show that those victims who do put up

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help and support for single parents

Help and support for single parents

It is a rare parent who actively elects to bring up their children alone. In most cases, single-parenthood comes as a result of a relationship breakdown. Whatever the reasons behind your status as ‘Single Parent’ the reality is stark – you are alone, either completely, or largely, responsible for bringing up your children on a

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Post Natal Depression And Anxiety

Post Natal Depression And Anxiety

Not all new Mums experience that post-birth high that advertisers would have us believe is the norm. It’s estimated that around 80% of Mums fall victim to the Baby Blues in the week following the birth, where instead of feeling ecstatic they feel emotionally low, weepy, indefinably sad and anxious. These feelings will typically pass

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Are yon in a co dependent relationship

Are you in a co dependent relationship

Co-dependency is a word that has increased in use in therapy circles. In essence, it means that a person is dependent on another’s approval in order to feel a sense of worth. This need for approval can play out in a variety of ways. Spectrum As with everything, there is a spectrum along which you

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Learning to trust again after an affair

For most couples, an affair is the utmost act of betrayal and if you have discovered that your partner has been unfaithful then you might feel like you will never be able to place your trust in anyone again.  It is natural to feel distrust and suspicion if you’ve been cheated on and lied to

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anti ageing tips

Anti Ageing Tips

Every 5 years or so I get one of those ‘Mirror Moments’. Overnight, it seems my face has become older. There are more lines, depressions and dry patches. My skin looks just a little less firm. There is sagging that wasn’t there before. And it’s not just my face either; my whole body is getting

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