Category Archives: Anxiety & Stress

7 Crucial Lessons People Learn Too Late in Life

This short and sweet article gives us 7 great lessons that we can all learn from. Within the realms of my solution-focused therapeutic approach, lessons 2 & 6 particularly resonate. For those of you that have worked with me, I’ll

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The good, the bad and…the Cortisol

Want to stop ageing, loose weight, manage diabetes, then drop the stress in your life! This really interesting article explain that when we are operating from fear or stress, the very chemical that we produce to help us survive in

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Cancer Is Linked To Unexpressed Anger, Studies Say (And Here Are Ways To Deal With It)

It’s a well known fact that the less stress we carry, generally the healthier we are. There are many reasons and within my consulting room, my clients start to understand and see the changes that happen when they start taking

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Keep calm – it’s the secret to ageing well

This wonderful article explains how by keeping calm and being in control of your life can help in later age. Now whilst this makes sense, we are only understanding the neuroscience behind what we understand.

So if you are feeling

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What Fear Does to Your Brain – And How to Stop It

For those of you that have already worked with me, the following article will make perfect sense: a key part of the psychotherapy that I practice is getting clients to understand what is causing them to feel anxious, depressed, unconfident,

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Neuroscientist: Donald Trump’s meteoric rise can be explained by 4 basic human instincts

As many of you than know me, I have a fascination with narcissistic behaviour: working for 20 years is a sales environment made me realise that I was working with a few sociopaths, and many of my clients have escaped

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The Dangers of Accumulating Sleep Debt

Sleep, sleep, glorious sleep. However, are you living beyond your means when it comes to sleep? This fascinating article explains the trouble we get into when we kid ourselves about the amount and quality of sleep we actual give ourselves.

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If you can’t sleep, blame evolution

With many of my clients that I work with, there is a direct correlation between stress, depression and anxiety and poor sleep. This little article explains one of the reasons we suffer poor sleep. It’s not the whole cause and

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‘Irritation and anger’ may lead to Brexit, says influential psychologist

A common theme within my practice is where my customers make decisions based on fear (real or imaginary) rather than an intellectual assessment of the situation. I explain that when we base a decision from our limbic part of our

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2 Alarming Findings About How Poor Sleep Hurts Your Heart

Sleep, sleep, glorious sleep! Why is it that when we are out of sorts, feeling stressed and generally unhappy, our sleep suffers? Well, for those of you who have already worked with me, you’ll understand that ‘the bucket’ is pretty

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