5 Important Tips for Managing Covid-19 Isolation and Anxiety

“Psychological flexibility is the ability to adapt to a situation with awareness, openness, and focus.” ~ Russ Harris.Covid-19 isolation and quarantine are fast becoming our new normal.Of course some of you may be relishing the prospect of being at home, at least for the short term. For others however, the experience of…

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Have You Got Coronavirus Anxiety?

"Fear, worry, and anxiety have useful roles to play in our lives. ~ Daniel M. Gilbert.It has now become obvious to all that we, as a global community, are facing a once in a lifetime crisis with the worldwide spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus (aka the Honey Badger virus*). And…

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The Silent Pain of Loss: When Grief Counselling Can Help

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” ~ George Berkeley. I witnessed a tree fall today. I heard the crashing sound first, and then saw it falling through the trees and shrubs before hitting the ground. We have lost…

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Acceptance Versus Resignation: Why You Need to Know the Difference

 “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” ~ Lao Tzu.You might be thinking there is no real difference between acceptance and resignation. You might be thinking, “Aren’t they the…

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Just Breathe: Discover The Power Of Your Breath

“Let go of the battle. Breathe quietly and let it be. Let your body relax and your heart soften. ”  ~ Jack Kornfield.Have you ever seen the bumper sticker “Just Breathe” –  and in that moment realized your breath was so constricted you were hardly breathing at all? I have...One morning stands out for…

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