The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. Carl Rogers

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Why should I go to a counsellor?

Why should I go to a counsellor?

All kinds of people, from all kinds of backgrounds, irrespective of age, gender, political persuasion, race, religion, socio-economic, sexual orientation or marital status seek counselling. Thankfully, it is becoming less of a taboo to be proactive about managing our own mental health, or even to discuss the subject. Seeing a counsellor is like having someone who you can talk to about absolutely anything; someone who just gets you. The fact that they are not involved in any other area of your life means that you will be given the space to present your real self, your world, your thoughts, your struggles, your pain, your dreams, your disappointments, your anger, your needs to someone who will listen to you without judgement and without their own agenda or opinion.

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7 ways to raise mentally healthy children


What is mental health?

Mental health refers to a person’s psychological or emotional well-being. Many people have experience with mental health issues, either in themselves or in a loved one. Common mental health struggles include anxiety, depression, panic attacks, low self-esteem, OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder).

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Anger: Ways to manage your anger and keep your cool (even when you’re about to explode).

Anger: Ways to manage your anger and keep your cool (even when you’re about to explode).


Three ways to manage your anger and keep your cool (even when you’re about to explode).

“Anybody can become angry — that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.”―Aristotle

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The importance of friendship by Jane Collingwood

“Let friendship ring. It might look like idle chatter, but when employees find friends at work, they feel connected to their jobs. Having a best friend at work is a strong predictor for being a happy and productive employee.”

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