Posts by: helen@branch

My Instalife 

My Instalife 

We all criticise social media for portraying a perfect life. But photos have long been an important part of family life, from the embarrassing childhood snaps to loved one lost…

Competitive Grief

No matter your religion, beliefs or culture, grief is something that is uncomprehandable and often all consuming. It seems impossible that someone who was there yesterday can just be.... gone.…
Who am I now?

Who am I now?

We go through certain stages in life: child, adolescence, young adult, adult, old age. Each stage comes with its own focus and transition between stages, a learning curve and change.…
Beginning again

Beginning again

It's the new school year.  Fresh books, shiny shoes and good intentions. Teachers with new lesson plans and renewed passion, students with motivation and goals, and parents with determination and…
I’m just being silly…

I’m just being silly…

So many times in a first session with a client, they apologise for wasting my time or prefix their feeling with the words: "I know I'm being silly but..."    or…
Exams and Ends

Exams and Ends

This is always a strange time of year in schools; exams for years 10, 11, 12 and 13 and saying goodbye to most year 11s and all 13s. Stress, anxiety,…