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

@ Peace Counselling Blog

Thoughts and ideas on mental health.
AUG
02

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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MAY
08

Being bullied at school or at work

 

Being bullied at school or at work? Here’s what to do about it.

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any”- Alice Walker

 

One of the many myths about bullying is that it is a normal part of childhood and growing up. It is possible that when people say this, they really mean that conflict is a normal part of life and is something children must learn to deal with. Now this is true, but bullying is not the same as conflict and must be treated differently. Bullying can also affect adults as well as children. In this blog we’ll look at the definition of bullying and why it happens, as well as offering suggestions on how you can deal with it, whatever your age.

What is bullying?

Bullying comes in many forms,

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JUL
25

Interesting article on bad bosses, rudeness and the impact in the workplace

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