*contributed collaborative post
If you’re considering a career in the wellness industry, particularly a career as a counsellor, you will need a particular set of skills and qualities in order to be successful. There’s an increased focus on mental health today, so counsellors are in high demand, but are you cut out for it?
more “Essential skills for a career in counselling”
In the past twelve months I have prioritised my physical and mental health in a way that I should have been doing for a very long time. Reducing the intake of meat and dairy, quitting booze, and increasing my exercise routine so that running has become a regular feature, not just an occasional fad. Those changes definitely helped me get on the road to better mental health too, alongside the therapy I accessed through Mind in 2019.
more “Staying #PainFree in the pandemic with remote Osteopathy Physiotherapy and counselling #RevitalizeClinic @ElliottJohnReid”
Twenty Nineteen taught me a whole lot of things, but the number one life lesson I taught from the year behind us was that the only person accountable for your own happiness is you.
more “Self sustainable happiness”
365 days ago, on October 10th, World Mental Health Day, I published a post I had worked on in collaboration with Funky Pigeon and their #BelieveInHappy collection, in support of Mind the mental health charity.
more “Anxiety, depression and me – How World Mental Health Day changed my life @mindcharity #WMHD”
When does being scared of something become a phobia? Well according to my research (typing ‘phobia’ into google), a phobia is more pronounced than a fear. It is a specific type of anxiety disorder and one that causes the sufferer to organise their life around avoiding the thing that’s causing them anxiety.
more “Conquering Gephyrophobia; my fear of bridges”
If I’m honest, I have a thing for stationary. Or maybe just a penchant for writing things down.
more “Making lists, documenting gratitude and getting stuff done”
Having just finished Fearne Cotton’s book ‘Happy‘, I’ve been giving a lot of thought lately about where happiness lies. Looking back over the years passed, I know I have been guilty of putting a huge amount of emphasis on the next milestone on the horizon. In truth, I think many of us fall into that trap of pinning our happiness on just reaching that ever moving goal post. more “The time to be happy is now”
All cards on the table here guys. I don’t know what it is; the change in seasons, the leap in development of the kids, or even just because I’ve been doing a lot of soul searching lately, but over the past few weeks, I’ve been feeling a bit low. more “#BelieveInHappy @TheFunkyPigeon Happy Bag REVIEW and GIVEAWAY #WorldMentalHealthDay @MindCharity”
This post was originally featured on www.meetothermums.com during Mental Health awareness week. There is however never a bad time to get open and frank about the mental health, so here it is again, hoping to reach a virtual hand out to any Mum having a bad day. more “Mum Feeling ‘Meh’ #MHAW17”
If you read my #BlogSquad post for www.meetothermums.com this month, you’ll know that a couple of weeks back I was having a rubbish day, week, moment…meh. more “Can you eat your your way to happiness?”