Home Alone this Christmas?

Each year people spend Christmas alone for a variety of reasons. But this year especially, more people will be spending Christmas by themselves. You may be living away from your family and unable to go home, perhaps due to travel restrictions or needing to self-isolate. You may not have a close relationship with your family…

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How to spend less this Christmas, without feeling guilty!

Christmas can be expensive at the best of times, and with some of the financial challenges 2020 has presented us with, this year might feel all the more overwhelming when thinking about the cost of Christmas… So, here’s some thoughts on how you can spend less this Christmas, without the added guilt! ​First of all,…

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What to do when you can’t afford to pay for counselling

The coronavirus crisis is having an impact on all our lives and our mental health. We are currently experiencing one of the most unusual periods the world has ever witnessed. Living in unprecedented times, many are feeling anxious and worried particularly as the global pandemic has put a strain on many financially. Getting affordable mental…

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10 Acts of Self Kindness

As we start the bank holiday weekend of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, I wanted to share some ideas of how you can be kind to yourself. As I mentioned in my previous post about kindness during lockdown, we often forget about ourselves when we think about being kind. We may feel that we do…

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