Chatting with a Male Counsellor

The most important aspect of counselling is the relationship that exists between the therapist and the client – a space where the client feels comfortable to be able to speak about issues and understood, knowing they will not be judged.…

Enjoying Time with our Children

Modern society puts great emphasis on productivity and activity. The biggest challenge for parents then is to be able to slow down, to feel that we are allowed to slow down. If we could all slow down, think of all…

Mindfulness and Gratitude Journals

Doodling and colouring while not strictly a journal activity, can be if you stick these into your journal 🙂 While doodling, you can reflect on things you are thankful for, or you can focus on the doodles and making the…

Myths about Counselling

When it comes to looking after our mental and emotional wellbeing, many feel embarrassed or anxious about talking to a counsellor. At the same time, we have no qualms about visiting our dentist on a periodic basis, or making an…

Mindful Coffee Break

Try out this exercise the next time you are making coffee for yourself …. Whether in your workplace or at home, pause and bring your full attention to your beloved cup of coffee. Listen to the sound of water being…