You can heal the unfinished business from the past

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Shame, fear, a sense of worthlessness, – these emotional wounds are carried by some people every day as a result of past experiences. Those wounds can feel so raw and overwhelming that ignoring it, running away from it, seems like the only option. Confronting that pain head on doesn’t seem possible. As time goes by it may diminish, or be …

MEN-tal health

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MOVEMBER (that’s not a spelling mistake!) has become the month when some men choose to ditch the razor and sport a beard – or for those feeling even more daring a moustache, but what’s the point? The aim is to draw attention to men’s health – physical and mental – to encourage a conversation, a conversation that might save a …

Why Zoom counselling isn’t second best.

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I’d not heard of Zoom 6 months ago. OK – that’s not quite true. If you had asked me what Zoom was I would have recalled the much loved ice lollipop from my childhood. But since lockdown, Zoom has become the tool that has kept me in touch with my family and friends and allowed me to continue working and …

How to stay mentally well in a pandemic

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As I write, we are a couple of days away from entering the second lock down. What will it be like this time? Will it be easier because we know what to expect…or harder – because we know what to expect? Will the shops run short of flour or loo rolls? When will we be able to, not only see, …