Have you ever seen a toddler throw a tantrum? I have. Just last night in fact. And again this morning. Our home is entering "the terrific twos" (a phrase my wife uses) and in these last two tantrums, I've witnessed something pretty awesome. The very clear distinction that from as young as our 2nd year of life, we can already practice taking action towards what we want, EVEN THOUGH our emotions are seemingly getting the better of us. Let me give you an example. Imagine an exha
Imagine this scenario: You think it might help to get some counselling and so you ask your GP, who writes a referral for you, you leave the office, and then what? Getting mental health support is rarely as straight forward as it might seem, and it can be confusing to consider what TYPE of treatment is right for you, in addition to WHO you see. Generally, an EBT (evidence-based therapy) is a good starting point, but what is it? This blog is all about understanding what EBT re
With over 1.6 billion users on FB alone, and the average person checking social networking sites more than 50 times each day, it seems reasonable to ask – are we spending too much time on social media? Do you have "FB OCD" or are disconnected from what’s most important because you are a too connected? If you think you may be in social networking overdrive, or are wondering if it’s contributing to low mood or anxiety, read on to decide what’s working for you (and what’s not).