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31 Days of Self Care

31 days of self care

If life has been a little hectic lately, it might be time to adopt a little self care into your daily routine. Here’s 31 ways to practise self care. Make time for one a day and you’ll have 31 Days of Self Care.   Day 1: Breathe deeply.  Connection with the breath has deep lasting benefits, calming the mind, reducing stress and aligning us with our internal being. Day 2: Check your thoughts. Focus on and filter your thoughts to understand how you are feeling, which are your true thoughts and which belong to others. Day …

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Overcoming stress and burnout

Increasingly lately I see clients presenting with symptoms of ‘burnout’. Burnout is “an experience of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion, caused by long-term involvement in situations that are emotionally demanding’’. Burnout isn’t choosy about who it affects, it has been found to occur most amongst professional people in the caring professions of medicine, nursing, social …

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Looking for vitality in Midlife? Then enter the Fertile Void.

Often we make decisions too quickly to reduce the anxiety of indecision and inevitably we repeat old patterns in our life. Perhaps you’re fed up in your career so you switch to a competitor when in truth, you ran out of enthusiasm for the job several years ago. Perhaps you have an affair to inject …

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Hey you single midlifers..Stop repeating old relationship patterns!

Are you in your relationship because you’re afraid of being alone? Despite the increasing divorce rates, many of my close friends are still married, not necessarily happily, but not all are unhappy either. Many of my single friends are reluctant to settle down again and enjoy making their own decisions, having time to themselves and …

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Can you think your way out of a midlife crisis?

Well the short answer is, no, you can’t. Many clinical psychologists these days are trained in a model of therapy known as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, or CBT for short, which address’s clients negative thought patterns with the aim of changing them to more supportive thoughts, which in turn changes behaviour patterns. When working with clients …

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