Dealing with symptoms of Depression

Breaking the Lethargy Spiral The Problem Feeling depressed is a vicious spiral. Your negative thoughts make you feel miserable, inadequate and discouraged, which means you feel slowed down and tired     and less inclined to be active. Your activity level goes down, you start to avoid situations, which means that you don’t have positive thoughts and experiences; your confidence is further reduced, which increases the negative thoughts and low mood & so on. So What is the Way […]

Good Enough?

So, how much do you like yourself? 80%? 60% or maybe 40%? Let’s not focus on anything less, other than there is a little voice in your head telling you you’re not good enough, and that little voice has pretty high standards. Unrealistic high standards in fact!Where and when does this voice arise? On one level, it’s from within, yet the external messages we listen to from a young age are powerful and influential in […]

Are you a Golfer?

Whether you are a casual, keen or professional golfer, time, effort, skill and perseverance are required. The very nature of the swing can put tremendous stress on your body so there is always a chance of an sports injury. Whilst many injuries can be prevented, we can help to get you back on the course as soon as possible. Repeated actions over 2 hrs or more can put stress on tissues and cause injuries such […]

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in the Classroom

We all feel the pressures of everyday life and whilst some people may think kids have never had it so good, it is a sad fact that mental health problems affect about 1 in 10 children and young people. They include depression and anxiety and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives. Alarmingly, 70% of children and young people who experience a mental health problem have not had appropriate interventions at a sufficiently early […]

Dental Phobia

Is your phobia of the dentist damaging your health? If you are one of the thousands of people who fear going to the dentist, you will probably be very much aware of the complexity behind it? Many people are put off going to the dentist due to the spreading of dental myths, or horror stories, from friends or colleagues. Whilst these can be scary, they can add to deeper fears creating a phobic reaction. Other […]