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Giving for Nothing in Return

We’re told from an early age that what we give, we get back, but it seems giving for nothing in return is best. Recent studies conducted by Campbell-Meiklejohn and Ph.D. student Jo Cutler have shown that when we give out of genuine kindness (when we give for nothing in return), rather than strategic kindness (when there […]

By |October 1st, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments

Expat Counseling

We’ve all felt at some stage, that running away from the pressures of life and a new start was the answer, expat counseling can help, more and more people who have left the UK for a new start are now accessing expat support services, because they realised what we all do eventually, that our challenges […]

By |September 26th, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments

What Kind of Self Story are you Writing?

Have you ever asked yourself  ‘what kind of self story you’re creating’. Maybe you haven’t given much thought or consideration to how much we can actually influence our ‘self’.

Most of us have heard the phrase ‘We are what we think’ but how many of us believe it. A lot of who we are is as […]

By |September 19th, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments

Taking Back Control

Life isn’t supposed to be easy, I really don’t know anyone with an easy life, but what can make it easier is taking back control.

This doesn’t have to mean all at once, or feel terrifying, or that you just don’t have the time or the energy to even begin the task.

Think small, maybe start with […]

By |July 14th, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments

Love Choices

How much control do we have over our love choices.

We don’t usually set out to choose an un-loving partner, but what research on attachment shows is that when we experienced an avoidant/insecure attachment style of parenting, we are more likely make less than ideal love choices.

We’re often subconsciously drawn to similar partners in terms of […]

By |July 10th, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments

Depression Questionnaire

If like a growing number of people, you suspect that you may be depressed, my depression questionnaire will help you know for sure.

Depression, anxiety or phobias – Each year in the UK alone, 1 out of 4 people are diagnosed with a mental health problem, the true number is likely to be much higher. Even […]

By |June 26th, 2018|Counsellors Online Blog|0 Comments