Month: June 2022
My top 5 books to help you thrive

My top 5 books to help you thrive

I’m all for therapy (obviously... I’m a therapist). But I’m also an avid reader of books to help me gain more knowledge about myself, spark new ways of thinking, and really thrive in my life.  There’s an awful lot of guff out there so to help you sort the wheat from...

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How to identify and prevent burnout

How to identify and prevent burnout

How to identify and prevent burnout  I burnt out in my 30’s. Twice. Both occasions I was under chronic stress in a job, where I had absolutely zero power over my workload. Because I’m an A-type personality I battled on, determined to get through it. But over...

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Let’s rebrand Menopause

Let’s rebrand Menopause

Ladies we need to rebrand menopause Menopause still feels like a word that should be uttered under your breath in polite company (along with gusset, merkin and moist). The phrase 'Middle-age' makes me feel depressed and doesn't gel with my personal experience of my...

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The seven types of rest

The seven types of rest

The seven types of rest (that every A-type professional woman needs reminding of) Sometimes you can wake up from a long weekend and still not feel rested. Exhausted, unmotivated, lack lustre. If you’re an A-type personality like me, it’s probably because you haven’t...

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How to make great decisions

How to make great decisions

How to make great decisions (or New Year resolutions) “Live your best life!” “Be the best version of yourself!” Ugh. Is anyone else feeling exhausted by this constant pressure to have an AMAAAAZING life? What if you didn’t have to 'make an impact'? What if you could...

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Sometimes we need help to slow down

Sometimes we need help to slow down

Photo by James Wainscoat on Unsplash Sometimes we need help to slow down When we’re frantically busy - working long hours, doing everything for everyone else, or just keeping ourselves overly busy in our social lives - we often ignore how we're feeling emotionally and...

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Why we confuse what is habitual with safe

Why we confuse what is habitual with safe

Photo by Tim House on Unsplash. Why we confuse what is habitual with safe Very often we will confuse what is habitual to us with ‘safe’. It’s why you often choose the same flavour of ice cream instead of trying out a new one. It’s also the reason that we stick to...

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