Kindness and mental health awareness week

Mental health awareness week started on Monday 18th of May and it will run until the 24th of May. Practise kindness The subject for this year is kindness. The article below describes and explains how kindness is related to compassion and altruism and the benefits of practising kindness by improving our mood and strengthening relationships …

Nothing pleases me more…

It feels good when we make people happy, when we fulfill the expectations of others and when we go the extra mile to satisfy their desires and wishes. And although we might attend to others' needs wilfully, often we do it because we are starved of acknowledgement, recognition, validation and acceptance, losing our own identity …

Questions, questions, questions…

Counselling might seem like the thing to do when we feel that something is not right with us. We might be troubled by unhealthy thoughts, we might be starting to display different behavioural patterns, our feelings are becoming more overwhelming and even our body is feeling in a kind of constant discomposure. We want to …

Watch “How do you help a grieving friend?” on YouTube

We all have friends, family members and other people that are going through difficult times whilst they are dealing with their loss. They are grieving. We desperately want to offer our help and understanding, we want to show them that we care for them and we want to tell them that we are here for …

Supermen?

Men might find difficult to acknowledge and be open about their struggles in having to fulfill the male role description expected from those around them. Counselling can provide the space and time to talk about yourself and your concerns in a safe and confidential environment without judgement, prejudice or criticism. Make counselling your ME time. …