Christmas can be a hectic and stressful time for so many people. For some this might be good fun and lovely stress but for others it might be full of sadness and worry. For many people and for many different reasons Christmas is a difficult time; it can be a time when we remember and miss loved ones that are no longer with us, or a time when other stresses build up to a peak. For some people it can be a lonely time. If you are having counselling or receiving other support then you will most [Read more …]
Well here we are in the New Year and we are back in our usual routines once again. My routine is quite busy, which suits me, but I know some people find life dull and empty after the Christmas and New Year festivities, whilst others are back to the stress and strains of an overly busy schedule. I believe it is important for each of us to try to find the level of busyness that is right for us, which I know is easier said than done.
I hope you are not suffering from post-Christmas depression or low mood. Perhaps [Read more …]
December is such a busy month for so many people, with what can feel like a massive lead up to Christmas. I hope your preparations are going well and that you do not feel too stressed or anxious.
Once Christmas is over the focus soon turns to the New Year and we start thinking about the changes we might like to make in our lives. Have you thought about this yet? Is there something in your life that is causing you anxiety or stress, or do you suffer from depression after the Christmas festivities are over?
Counselling can help with [Read more …]