It has been a while since my last blog and there have been huge changes globally. My last blog was wrote after Brexit, when I felt I needed to write due to the nasty abuse that was directed at the working class. I wrongly directed my anger at middle classes, since then I have come […]Read more "Decency"
With a tear in my eye and a heavy heart I write this blog. My mind tells me ‘no this is a mistake’ but my heart assures me ‘following your integrity is never a mistake’. Political views are not my strong point, but my heart and strength of character are; just like most other working […]Read more "Working Class Hero’s"
Self esteem is a very important aspect of personal development; I would go as far as to say it is the backbone of how a person will feel in general. Confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self-respect http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/self-esteem I believe that self-esteem is something that can slide up and down a scale of good […]Read more "Self Esteem"
We are all influenced by others, throughout our lives. This one man and his wonderful mind, has influenced me greatly: 1.”One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light but by making the darkness conscious.” 2. “Don’t hold on to someone who’s leaving, otherwise you won’t meet the one who’s coming.” 3. “Until you make the […]Read more "Carl Jung"
I am proud of my 5-year-old daughters ability to produce the greatest of flatulence noises, using only her arm. I have just been pottering around cleaning and she proudly requested my attention, to show me her raw talent. I found myself about to say ‘stop; don’t do that it is rude’ with images in my mind, […]Read more "Verbally Suppressing Children"
This blog is for the many people I have worked with who have felt like their ‘issues’ were not worthy enough to warrant feeling so unhappy; and the many others out there at risk of dismissing their discontent. Many times I hear statements like ‘I should not be feeling like this’ or ‘I have no […]Read more "Why do I feel so unhappy?"
Communication can either break down or improve relationships. Coming from a counselling perspective, here I will try to focus on how to communicate feelings, healthy communication, unhealthy communication and general communication skills. We communicate daily, with partners, children, friends, family and work colleagues and sometimes even strangers. We develop styles and patterns of communication […]Read more "Communication skills"