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Quick Tips to Improve your Mood

The following tips are brief and basic but are very effective even if you do one of them per day, or you do one or more when you are feeling down: You might find some of these more attractive to you than others. 1. Interact/socialise with people (or pets), particularly people you enjoy being around. [...]

By | December 16th, 2014|Blog, counselling, counsellors, psychologist, Psychologists|0 Comments

Basic Tips for Managing Depression

Depression lasts longer than sadness and the blues, and commonly reduces one’s pleasure in life and is more disabling than mere sadness. Clinical depression is the term often used to describe depression that impairs a person’s functioning and quality of life. The cause of depression is a matter of debate but generally speaking it is [...]

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Common Signs and Symptoms of Depression

As we live in one of the most stressful decades, it should not come as a surprise that the stress and anxiety levels of individuals in their adult years has increased dramatically in recent years.  Due to this increase, depression often co-exists with anxiety  due to factors such as feelings of helplessness and physical and [...]

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Perfectionism

What is Perfectionism? Perfection is being without fault or error. Perfectionism is the pursuit of perfection or high standards that are either unachievable, or unachievable on a regular basis. Perfectionists often base their value and worth on their ability to meet those standards. These standards are often referred to as ‘unrelenting standards’ because they are [...]

By | November 9th, 2014|Blog, counselling, psychologist|0 Comments

Managing Grief and Loss

Grief appears to be a normal reaction or response of the whole person, physically, emotionally and spiritually to the significant loss of a person, thing or relationship. Grief is usually more intense when it involves the death of a loved one, particularly if it is sudden or unexpected. Similar reactions do occur with other types [...]

By | November 9th, 2014|Blog, counselling, psychologist|0 Comments