Danger! Danger! Are you experiencing panic?

Let’s be clear. I am no neuroscientist, but this is how I would explain an extreme physical response to a threat: There is a very small, almond shaped part of our brains called the Amygdala.The Amygdala would appear to be the brain’s ‘Early Warning System’ and sets...

Procrastination – The thief of time

Today I’m struggling with procrastination. Apparently I’m not on my own with this. I have spoken to friends and family who seem to be feeling a little bit ‘challenged’ at getting back into work, studies or writing this January. The irony is that in the US, it is...

‘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...

And we’re off…

Perhaps International Stress Awareness Day is an auspicious day to start writing a blog? Each year, the first Wednesday in November has been chosen as National Stress Awareness Day UK and the mental health charity Mind  have ideas and tips on their website to help...