Blog Articles From April 2018

Blog Articles From April 2018

How To Cope With A Relationship Break Up – Part 2

In the first part of this blog I described 3 techniques to help you to cope when a relationship ends. In this second part I will describe a further 5 techniques. 1.Routines and task Fill your day with routines and tasks that give you a sense of pleasure and achievement. This will give you stability, structure and purpose and it will lift your mood. It will also build your self-esteem and confidence in your ability to cope and be on your own. 2.Take Care of Yourself If the end of […]...

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How To Cope With A Relationship Break Up – Part 1

In the first part of this blog I will describe 3 techniques to help you to cope when a relationship breaks up. When a relationship ends it can be devastating, especially if you did not anticipate or want the ending. You can find yourself completely overwhelmed by feelings of rejection, anger, anxiety, loneliness and hopelessness about the future. Coping with the end of an important relationship is a process that we must go through, this process has been designed, in a way, by nature, to enable us to adapt to […]...

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5 Ways To Help Your Child Cope With Anxiety

Anxiety is common in childhood and, as parents, you are the best resource your child has to get through it. Here are 5 things you can do straight away to support them. 1. Remind them they’re not alone Remember going through something difficult as a child and feeling like you were the only person in the world this was happening to? This can be a really lonely place to be and may make it difficult for your child to tell you what’s wrong. It’s also not uncommon for anxiety to […]...

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Coping With Back To School Anxiety

When we are faced with something new or unfamiliar our threat or fight/flight response kicks in.  We have evolved to respond in this way, it’s a survival strategy, if we aren’t sure what awaits us, nature believes it is best to expect and prepare for the worst: In the days when we might have found ourselves foraging for food, if a nearby bush rustled it was best to assume there was a predator lying in wait and run, if we were wrong all that was lost was some foraging time.  […]...

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