Could You Be Suffering From Carer Fatigue?

“Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” ~ Eleanor BrownWhen you became a carer you probably had other commitments, and maybe a job, school, university or parenting. You may have inherited the role with little or no warning or seen it coming for a while.In 2015 there were…

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Why You Should Stop Living by Other Peoples Values

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are". ~ E.E. CummingsIf someone asked you what your values are, would you know how to answer them?Not sure? Then it's fairly likely that the choices you have made in the past, are the result of unconscious values you have adopted…

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8 Things You Need to Know About Emotional Resilience

"She STOOD in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her away she ADJUSTED HER SAILS." - Elizabeth Edwards. Over the last couple of decades the taboo subject of depression and anxiety has dominated social media. Even celebrities and sports people are breaking their silence. At the same time breakthroughs in research have identified the…

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How You can Take Charge of Depression and Begin to Enjoy Life

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” ~ Buddha.Depression is a common and treatable problem that affects your thoughts, emotions and behaviour. It is experienced by one in every five women and one in every eight men. Depression or sadness is a normal reaction…

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De-friend Anxiety: Learn how to manage stress and anxiety in your life

“WORRYING doesn't take away tomorrow’s troubles. It TAKES AWAY TODAY'S PEACE.” ~ Randy Armstrong.WHAT IS ANXIETY?Anxiety is a normal and healthy adaptive state that prepares you for stressful or threatening situations. You experience stress and anxiety when your body releases adrenaline to prepare you physically and mentally to cope with the…

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