What Do You See?

What do you see? A lot depends on what you expect to see - or what you think you should be seeing. Read any Agatha Christie novel just for starters ... Waiting to collect a...

Seeing Mental Health

It’s a tricky subject, Mental Health. Like most aspects of health, you don’t notice when it’s fine. But boy does it ever alter your life when it’s not. And not only can it...

Lost!

You’re half way up a mountain and the walk is taking much longer than you had envisaged. After a while you are forced to admit to yourself that you are no longer sure where...

Your Raincoat

You were born with a fantastic raincoat – your natural resilience. But like most things, it needs maintenance! Yes, I know skin is waterproof (good thing for those of us in...

My Beating Heart

“It’s coming in waves. I have never felt such pain and sadness. I didn’t know it was possible to feel this bad.” Emily’s* boyfriend had just dumped her. He hadn’t even told...

Doing It For Yourself

The thing about being overwhelmed with anxiety or being depressed is that actually you just don’t want to do anything very much. And it can be quite hard to move on from that...

(Don’t) Think!

Remember the Thought Police from the novel ‘1984’? There was a good reason for trying to control people’s thoughts in the totalitarian state George Orwell wrote about, because...

Take 5!

There are many, many reasons for using homeopathy, and all of them involve things getting better. When you have experienced how the right remedy can really turn things around...

Fiona’s Story

“It’s my friend Fiona. I just had to carry her down the stairs – she can hardly move. 10 panic attacks a day and she just can’t stop them - it’s really crazy. She needs help...

I Think I’m Going Slightly Mad

If you suffer from anxiety, sooner or later you wonder if you are actually losing it.  You feel separate from the rest of the world, as if you are living in your own bubble...

‘Looking out for your health’.