Oppression vs Money vs power vs strength. It’s all a personal battlefield. An important topic came to my attention after discussing Japan’s Butler Cafe’s for The Metro. It is a fine-dining experience taken to another level. Within the experience, you are not only given delicious, a la carte meals, but you also become the master […]
Getting a great night’s sleep is the ultimate start to the day. You feel refreshed and motivated to start anything you have on the agenda. When this sleep is interrupted, it takes you longer to fall asleep or you can’t get to sleep at all, then this starts a domino effect on the following day. […]
*Ratched spoilers ahead* You would think that a fantasised visualisation of an obsolete insane asylum is something a counsellor would shy away from. As a mental health professional, it is my job to offer the truth about what mental illness is like and how we can manage it. That means looking at what we do, […]
Let’s talk vaccine. Let’s talk hope. The newspapers are flooded with headlines on the latest breakthrough in the Coronavirus vaccine. Just when we thought we would have to get used to the ‘new normal’ of face masks, one way systems, and a lack of luxuries, we hear that there is a clearer light at the […]
I am always digging further into theories and opinions on happiness. It is something that will continually evolve and develop for each and every single human being. What I hadn’t considered before however, was the correlation between the words ‘happiness’ and ‘mystery’. As a professional, you can start to get bogged down with the science […]
Choice. You could say that a lot of our choice has been taken away recently. It doesn’t feel great; to be going about your day-to-day and then for most of the decisions you make to be taken away. From choosing what coffee shop to go to in the morning, to even choosing whether to go […]
I’ve brushed on this before when it comes to motivation, but I really wanted to highlight this quick hack to gaining some motivation in your day-to-day life. Motivation is something I hear about so much and something that is lacking in many of our lives.
Small lies, big lies, web of lies – we’ve all lied in some way or another. I also get a lot of people asking about lying, so it’s something that I think I should dig a little deeper into.
There’s a lot of anger in the world at the moment. Whether you are angry at our UK government, you are part of a minority, live in Leeds in 2020, or you’re angry at your neighbour for not taking their bins in, it is all valid anger.
Anger is a tricky subject for a lot of us. Is it you or is it me? And am I justified in being angry? Even when you’re in such close proximity with even your most beloved, I’m sure you’ve felt some anger bubbling to the surface. This is when arguments break out, and what can […]