Therapeutic Journaling

Life is full of upsets. Every day something will happen that disappoints, angers or scares us. What do we do when things upset us? We are masters of avoidance. More often than not we push it down inside, pretend it doesn’t matter, lock it away and get on with life. While this works for a […]

Mindfulness Meditation, Stress and your Health

So we all know that stress is bad for us and that research now shows strong links between chronic physical and emotional stress and poor health. You can read more about this in Chronic Stress and your Health But what can we do about it? The obvious thing is to avoid or get rid of […]

Causes of Stress

Most people only connect the term ‘stress’ with the nervous tension felt when we have too much to do. This is why I often hear the cry of”But I’m not stressed!”when I mention that health issues may be caused by chronic stress. However, ‘stress’ covers a much broader range of experiences than this.