What you need to know about boundaries

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Boundaries are what shows others what we will and won’t accept and is based on our own personal experiences and values.

Everyone needs to set boundaries. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships and a healthy life.
Unfortunately, setting and sustaining boundaries is a skill not many have mastered. For a lot of people, setting boundaries is still a challenge.
Having healthy boundaries means knowing and understanding what your limits are.

Here’s why you don’t set healthy boundaries

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Healthy boundaries are important for our wellbeing and relationships as it teaches others how we expect to be treated. When we value our time, physical and personal boundaries, it shows that we value our self worth. People are more likely to respect our boundaries when we are able to make it clear what we will and will not accept. 

10 Signs You Should See a Therapist

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10 signs you should see a therapist   A common question I am often asked during client intake is, how do you know it’s the right time to see a therapist.    Maybe you’ve been thinking about therapy for a while.   Or perhaps your anxiety has reached a peak level. You can’t control how often you […]

Relationship Green Flags for a Healthy Relationship

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Relationship Green Flags for a Healthy Relationship  What makes a healthy relationship? Believe it or not, this question in therapy comes up often and it’s a valid and very important question to ask. It’s not just about physical attraction, or that you have things in common. When there are things happening in a relationship that […]

What to expect in your first counselling session

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What to expect in your first counselling session If you’ve never had counselling before, it can feel quite daunting if you don’t know what to expect in your first counselling session. Starting the counselling process is a big step, it might be that you’ve been considering for a long time that you there are some areas […]

Stress – how to manage your time effectively

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Stress – how to manage your time effectively Workplace stress and anxiety is becoming more prevalent and is a common concern in the UK. Statistics show that up to 13.4 million working days are lost in a year due to stress and eighty-five per cent of adults in the UK experience stress on a regular basis. We […]

Couples and Relationship Counselling

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Many celebrity couples are now being more open about attending relationship counselling.  It has become an open conversation on understanding what it takes to have and maintain a happy and healthy relationship. High profile have shared how couples therapy or marriage therapy has helped them to overcome their relationship challenges. From Kristen Bell & Dax […]

Top Ten Tips to Relieve Anxiety

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Anxiety is a normal emotion that we all experience, during times of excited anticipation, or times of being under extreme stress or threat.

The impossible task of people pleasing

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We’ve all been there, agreed to do something or other to help out a friend, a family member or a colleague despite being overexerted and pushed for time.

Five tips on choosing the right therapist

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Five tips on choosing the right therapist So you’ve made the decision that you need some extra help in coping with some life difficulties. Recognising when you need additional help and support from a counsellor is an empowering and courageous choice. When you seek your own private therapist it gives you the flexibility of finding somebody who you can […]