The Bottom Line: An Iceberg Analogy.

Let’s imagine ourselves as an iceberg… The parts we show, our automatic thinking, how we respond to what’s going on around us – this is easily accessible – maybe think of this as the tip of the iceberg on top of the water.  This smaller, superficial part is...

Checking out OCD

checking (n) the process of making sure that something is correct or satisfactory When stress builds up in our lives we are prone to low mood and anxiety. We might be dealing with daily pressures and then something else will happen, like a birth, a...

Step away from the buffet! Are you binging on tech?

This year’s International Stress Management Association theme, ‘Does Hi-tech cause Hi-Stress?’, prompted me to think about my use of technology and one device in particular. When did I start taking my iPhone to the bathroom with me and responding...

‘Tis The Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Last winter was perhaps one of the longest I can remember in a long time. It felt as if it started at the end of October and persisted on into March this year.  Many of my clients spoke about feeling down throughout the winter months and being fed up with the darkness...