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CBT Therapist Hertfordshire

Perfectionism and the Need for Control – How to Let Go

August 10, 2023

Wellbeing

Unhealthy perfectionism is often characterised by an excessive need for control. As a result, perfectionists may seem picky and highly critical of others. They’re so preoccupied with ensuring everything around them is flawless, they attempt to control situations or people. This can make relationships very tricky! So, why do perfectionists need control, and can they […]

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CBT Therapist Hertfordshire

Quick Tips to Improve Your Mood

January 20, 2023

Mindfulness

Are You Feeling Low? Symptoms of general low mood may include feeling sad, anxious, or panicky. You may be more tired than usual or unable to sleep. You may also feel angry or frustrated and low on confidence or self-esteem. Most people feel low sometimes. It’s normal to have good days and bad days, ups […]

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Why Perfectionists Struggle to Feel Content & What to Do About It

October 17, 2022

Wellbeing

Do You Feel Content? Contentment is a state of being happy and satisfied. It’s not the short-lived, excited kind of happy, it’s more like being peaceful and at ease. Feeling content means being satisfied with who you are, where you are, what you have and how far you’ve come. It’s not that you don’t have […]

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Let’s Debunk 6 Common Mindfulness Myths

September 23, 2022

Mindfulness

I’m passionate about mindfulness and I’m on a mission to make it as easy and accessible as possible. I believe it’s one of the best ways to find balance and avoid burnout. Mindfulness can serve as the perfect antidote to stress, it can help with many mental and physical health issues, as well as generally […]

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Why You Need to Feel Your Feelings

June 24, 2022

Mindfulness

What are Emotions and Why Do We Have Them? Emotions are something we constantly feel. They can happen when certain actions or feelings stir a certain response within us. We may feel emotions due to a situation, an experience, or from memories. They help us understand the things we are experiencing and express the way […]

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Using Mindfulness to Shift From Burnout to Balance

May 13, 2022

Mindfulness

What is Burnout? Burnout is a state of physical and emotional exhaustion reached slowly over time as a result of prolonged, unrelenting stress. It can show up in any area of your life including work, parenting, university and close relationships. It’s most likely to occur when you’re exposed to a lot of demands over an […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness

February 11, 2022

Mindfulness

I’m on a mission to make mindfulness as easy as possible because I believe it’s one of the best ways to find balance and avoid burnout. Modern life is busy. Stress and overwhelm are rife. People often find themselves feeling anxious and worrying about the future. Others are busy ruminating about the past. We do […]

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