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Our village, our tribe

Our village, our tribe

Fostering independence is important in both young people and in adults, it is a buzzword we often hear, and is written on school reports and CVs. It is important to…
It’s all in the balance

It’s all in the balance

You know when you are loaded with cold; snotty, shivering and your head is banging? You stand in the bathroom mirror trying to decide whether you should push yourself and…
This is me…

This is me…

For most the idea of counselling is terrifying. I know because I have done it myself. All counsellors or therapists should undertake personal counselling, for some courses it is not…
Just one line

Just one line

How can thinking of one word make difference in counselling, parenting, or facing anyone in an emotional state? In one my one counselling roles I was asked to record my…
Unless we are stressed

Unless we are stressed

Unless we are stressed we are not trying. Unless we are sweating we are not working hard enough. Unless we are working outside of office hours we are not doing…
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Did you make a New year's resolution? Or a general goal? How is that going? Hopefully well, but maybe you have already eaten the extra chocolates, skipped the day at…
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…