www-psychologytoday-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-practice/202109/3-mistakes-we-make-when-we-feel-anxious 3 good points highlighted in this article about anxiety. We can all do them. Remember to walk away, don’t engage until later, you may surprise yourself with your own different perspective. It’s about managing our thoughts, feelings and behaviours so we are prepared more when anxiety comes calling again. You are more supported than… Continue reading 3 Mistakes when feeling anxious
Spring blossom into action
I love SpringI love cherry blossom treesSeeing the changes and growth in nature reminds me that we too can harness this change and growth.Immerse yourself in nature you’ll feel better for it.
How is your New Year Resolutions going?
It is the last week in January 2022 and I just want to ask if any of these sound familiar: · Lose weight · Stop smoking · To be happier and healthier · Spend more time on personal wellbeing New Year resolutions anyone? Above are some of the most common resolutions made every year, unfortunately over half of people will… Continue reading How is your New Year Resolutions going?
How is your Optimistic October going to work out?
Start by writing down three things you are looking forward to and take it from there…
The simplicity of gratitude
I received this card , totally unexpected, but humbled and grateful. Sometimes it’s the little personal things that make the difference. I really enjoyed working with this lady who really put the work in and has achieved her goals. Life is good when we work together. Thank you.
Let the happiness in (Jump Back up July)
Great calendar from the action for happiness crew. Simple daily actions for July that we can all do.
The futile pursuit that is worry
Tipping the anxiety scales in a global pandemic
I read this morning that more people have now been vaccinated compared to those who have COVID-19. This is great news. I know I’m one of those lucky people. Necessity is of course the mother of all invention and with the continual roll out of the various vaccines that are available, or soon to be… Continue reading Tipping the anxiety scales in a global pandemic
Is it time to fill the constant that is time?
In these unprecedented times…
In these unprecedented times (sounds dramatic but they are) we all need to be mindful of where our heads are at. This is a nice graphic, I like it as it’s simple. Obviously managing anxiety on top of the current corona virus pandemic is challenging. But taking care of our mental health has never been… Continue reading In these unprecedented times…
A little bit of creativity and health in Ireland
A bi￼g thanks to healthy Ireland and creative Ireland for an informative and interesting event. #healthireland #creativeireland #anxietyclinicdublin
The last smoke
Steep rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young Irish Times Article
Steep rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young Mental health study captured the views of more than 19,000 Irish young people about 5 hours ago Carl O’Brien Education Editor 22 per cent of adolescents surveyed reported severe anxiety. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto Rates of anxiety and depression are on the rise among young… Continue reading Steep rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young Irish Times Article
Who’s responsible anyway?
You may have heard this story before but indulge me as it’s important and relevant to all our lives. I have a copy of this on my office wall. Only through our own actions will we change our lives: This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There… Continue reading Who’s responsible anyway?
Freedom from Anxiety Journey
What’s the most common route to dealing with your anxiety? GP? Medication? Counselling? CBT? Sometimes these interventions work which is great as you will not need to wait to see me however more often and not these don’t work. I know this as this is the route many people take before contacting me. But that’s… Continue reading Freedom from Anxiety Journey
How you can stop feeling self conscious
One of the most common signs of anxiety is self consciousness. It’s not unusual for people to think that others are talking about them or feel negatively towards them.This “what will people think” mindset causes much anxiety. Am I self conscious? This can Result in paranoia and is almost certainly only “in the mind” of… Continue reading How you can stop feeling self conscious
Let’s talk about scrabble
Some games are more insightful than others. If your scrabble board looks like this …it’s time to talk
To the mothers of the world
Where does this begin? On the first day, the touch, the warm embrace, the sweetest connection. The sternest of protection for your own good. An omnipresence of values taught through time reflecting on generations past. That ethereal knowledge, forged in chaos to be resolved in one woman. On this day on all days remember: Mama… Continue reading To the mothers of the world
Plan B or not to Plan B…Is that the question?
…and that’s okay
I love this…now. I was sceptical at first about this but you know in the therapy business and indeed in any walk of life you have to give things a go. Give it a try and keep using it. You, like me, might just surprise yourself.