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Help yourself before helping others!

August 1st, 2017 | Blog | Comments Off

Modern day lives are increasingly busy. There never seems to be enough time to do the things you want, as you tend to spend inordinate amounts of time doing things for other people usually at a breakneck pace. But looking after yourself is important. Because if you are not feeling at the top of your […]

Counselling for Eating Disorders

April 17th, 2017 | Blog | Comments Off

All About People Client testimonial relating to counselling for eating disorders “It’s been a year since I last had a session with you and I just wanted to contact you to share with you how far I’ve come and to say thank you because I really wouldn’t be in this position if it hadn’t been […]

Eating disorders are a mental illness!

February 24th, 2017 | Blog | Comments Off

Eating disorders are so much more than a preoccupation with controlling body weight, shape or size. They are a serious mental health condition. And while attitudes towards them are slowly changing, there is still a lot more can be done by us all. Today marks the start of Eating Disorder Awareness Week (27 Feb to […]

Eating disorders are not just confined to the young!

January 30th, 2017 | Blog | Comments Off

Whilst the media are keen to feature stories about eating disorders in the young, new research from University College London suggests that around 3% of women in their 40s and 50s have an eating problem. Whilst this figure seems high, it is difficult to say whether this is a new phenomenon or if it is […]

Why we need good relationships!

December 19th, 2016 | Blog | Comments Off

Healthy relationships are a vital component of your health and wellbeing. Good relationships are a very meaningful part of our lives, and relationships with spouses, children, friends, parents, siblings, work colleagues and friends help to build self-esteem, improve mental and emotional health and help you live a fuller life. Why do we need good relationships? […]

Brexit – how to deal with change and uncertainty?

October 26th, 2016 | Blog | Comments Off

Uncertainty can be scary! Despite the results of the Referendum over 10 months ago, the Government and the EU sill seem to be grappling with the detail about our impending Brexit. And whilst we have a date and a rough plan, no one seems to know what the actually fall out is likely to be. […]

The Archers storyline sees increase in domestic abuse calls!

October 4th, 2016 | Blog | Comments Off

The now infamous domestic abuse storyline on The Archers storyline began over two years ago when listeners were drip-fed with subtle instances of behaviour from Rob to his wife Helen. There were none of the usual symptoms of violence; broken bones, bruises, split lips and swollen eyelids. Instead the focus was on Rob’s persistent, systematic […]

What’s the relationship between counselling and mental health?

May 6th, 2016 | Blog | Comments Off

What do we mean when we say mental health? Everyone has a mental health state which is influenced by external and internal factors. Essentially it’s how we feel about ourselves, the people around us, and our ability to make and keep friends and relationships, as well as our capacity to learn from other and develop […]

Can you trust an app with your mental health?

April 8th, 2016 | Blog | Comments Off

App or person? An interesting article in The Guardian this week focus on the growth in apps to ward off mental illness, which hides a gaping hole in access to treatment. So can technology really give us a fix for all of life’s problems? Or is it a step to far when it comes to […]

Self-care, what is it and why is it so important?

March 30th, 2016 | Blog | Comments Off

What is self-care? Self-care is all about you taking care of yourself, mentally, spiritually and physically so that you feel well. This means engaging in activities that make you feel happy, connected and relaxed. In today’s busy world, finding time to do this can prove difficult as we juggle busy work or home lives but […]

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