Life with Meaning

By |January 29th, 2018|

Each of us receive the same seven days a week with 24 hours in each day, wherever we are in the world, but how do some people seem to make better use of their time and make their lives meaningful.

The words Meaning and Purpose often go together like coffee and cookies, when a persons life […]

Brexit anxiety, depression and stress

By |December 11th, 2016|

Brexit anxiety, depression and stress

Often our finances are not the first item many of us look for in news headlines, unless you happen to work in the financial sector, however as the world economy and Brexit worries spread across the UK confidence has fallen, creating a state of anxiety, depression and stress across a nation.

The […]

Two Bullies

By |February 27th, 2014|


Two bullies named David.

Today I write to the pair of you in order to let the two of you know the pain and anguish I have endured since my time at ……. Primary School (38 years ago, by the way).

Now I’m not sure if you have any memories of me or even of the times you […]

Are You Stuck in a Rut?

By |April 16th, 2013|

Rut – To be stuck, and repeating the same behaviors, not moving forward.

The saying ‘stuck in a rut’ actually refers to a car stuck in its own tracks, we have all done it, tried to floor the pedal and get out of it, only to deepen the rut and become stuck. It usually takes a […]

When Middle Aged Men Think ‘I want to die’

By |January 29th, 2013|

Are you a middle aged man in mid-life crisis or has your partner been acting strange lately?

You or your loved one might be at risk! The shocking fact is ‘middle aged men are more at risk of attempting or completing suicide’. Samaritans, a confidential emotional support service, raises this awareness in their current campaign ‘We’re in your […]

Break Free From Unwanted Thoughts

By |January 27th, 2013|

We have all experienced times when our minds race and are filled with negative recurring thoughts which can drive us to distraction. Thoughts we know are unhelpful but just don’t seem to shift no matter how hard we try.

Counsellors, therapists and psychologists have for a long time recommended the strategy of Thought Suppression in which we try […]

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