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What would you do if your child was self-harming?

What would you do if your child was self-harming?

Question for you: what would you do if you found out your child is self-harming? Okay, go on say it “God forbid”, “It will never happen in Jesus name”… I’m still waiting for your answer though 🙂 Answering the question will not make it happen. It is rife amongst...

I am a counsellor and I’m depressed….

I am a counsellor and I’m depressed….

It took me writing this blog post to finally realise that I am depressed. I finally sat down on Friday night to write this post which I planned on titling “How to spot the signs of depression” Reading through the list of symptoms, it hit me “This is me”……”I am depressed” Woah..

World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2016

World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2016

It is World Mental Health Day today, Monday 10th October.  Organisations like BT are running week Long campaigns to raise aware about mental health.  The Theme this year is Psychological First Aid. A fancy term which simply is about providing caring, supportive &...

How Do You Self-care?

How Do You Self-care?

I was recently asked by one of the ladies in my face book group about my self-care routine. I have to confess that as soon as I heard the word routine I panicked a bit. I was also filled with guilt about the fact that I don’t have a routine.

The Plight of Emotional Pain

The Plight of Emotional Pain

Emotional pain can be so intense and it can hurt just like physical pain. With physical pain you can at least pinpoint the source. Not so with emotional pain.

Have I Ever Told You My Dream Story?

Have I Ever Told You My Dream Story?

I had the opportunity to speak to a group of young people at a youth event recently and I absolutely enjoyed talking about my favourite topic “Purpose Living”. I believe that we all have a purpose and we are given gifts and talents to help us fulfil that purpose.

How to Overcome the fear of “What will People Think”

How to Overcome the fear of “What will People Think”

If there is one phrase that really bothers me no end, it is the words “What will people think”. I heard those words a lot growing up and even as a teenager it didn’t sound right or fair that everything I did depended on what people would think.