Whitebells captured during my Coronavirus daily walk Normalising Corona Anxiety for you I am writing this blog because I want to normalise the level of Corona Anxiety that you may be feeling. It even has its own hashtag #Coronaanxiety so clearly it is a 'thing'. I want to try [...]
Self harm occurs when a person’s emotions simply become too big to handle or too overwhelming to contain. A bit like a volcano about to explode if it doesn’t get a release. So why harm or injur yourself?
It's been such a busy year for Sam Horrocks Counselling in 2015 that I have barely had the time to blog so here is a round up of recent events and goings on.
Could you be in a toxic relationship right now? 5 signs of a toxic relationship What does it mean to be in a ‘toxic relationship’ and how would you know you were in one? Toxic means poisonous and unhealthy for you to be around; whether that is spiritually, physically, [...]
Could Counselling help you feel less stressed? Is it really ‘no time’ that’s making you feel stressed? I went to my first networking meeting of the year yesterday with the lovely people of Locks Heath Brainstorm where we talked about New Year’s resolutions for business. It became very apparent [...]
5 ways to reduce anxiety before it spirals! 5 Tips to Reduce Anxiety 1) BREATHE!! Of course you are going to breathe but the key is in the focus of how you breath to reduce anxiety. Anxiety comes with real physical symptoms including shortness of breath, which is part of [...]
Communicating with Teenagers Communicating with Teenagers is one of the issues that I often get asked about. When communication develops into unhealthy patterns and cycles it can lead to relationship breakdown. Have you ever felt like you have tried everything but it still ends up in a row or complete disengagement? Or [...]
Lack of Counselling for miscarriage in the UK Counselling for Miscarriage Website Mumsnet has published a survey relating to the treatment, support and lack of counselling for miscarriage for women in the UK. They feel the survey shows that the treatment and the support that women receive simply does [...]
Write your own Bill of Rights A bill of rights for confidence, self-esteem and assertiveness This list was given to me some time ago and I use it as a reminder for some clients who may not know what their basic rights are when working with self-esteem, confidence or [...]
Have you lost the love of gardening due to depression? Could gardening help with your depression? A recent survey published by Gardeners World confirms that 80 per cent of gardeners are satisfied with their lives compared to 67 per cent of those with indoor based hobbies or no hobbies [...]