Tag Archives: cognitive behavioural therapy

My mood has been low recently – what will help me feel better?

  Everyone experiences ups and downs in life. It is usual and normal to feel anxious, unhappy, stressed or depressed when things are difficult and challenging. This is a normal part of life. Low mood includes: Worry Sadness Tiredness because … Continue reading

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Can’t sleep? New research suggests you could try getting less, to get more!

A recent article outlined new research suggesting that trying to get less sleep will actually help you get more. It sounds counter-intuitive, but Sleep Restriction Therapy (SRT) aims to help you break the connection you can build up between being in bed, … Continue reading

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Don’t see red – how to understand & manage anger.

What is anger? Anger is a normal emotion just like any other such as happy, sad, anxious, excited. However, anger can get us into more trouble than the others because if it boils over and we lose control, it often leads to … Continue reading

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CBT increases the chances of successful weight loss – two tips to try today

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can help you keep to a healthy eating regime, stick to a diet and achieve long-term weight loss. This is because it focuses on how you think and feel about yourself, and how you behave around food … Continue reading

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Music & mood – what’s on your playlist?

You probably have any number of playlists on your phone, your ipod, even on your mixtapes….. You may have a playlist for the gym, for walking the dog, for running, for working. These are all for when you’re doing something. … Continue reading

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“I know he thinks I’m stupid” – mind reading & other errors in our thinking

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) focuses on feelings, behaviour and thoughts – what are you really thinking, and how do you think? Some of the thoughts we have aren’t particularly helpful and can lower our mood. These so-called unhelpful thinking styles … Continue reading

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Tired of yo-yo dieting with no results? CBT can help

It’s a familiar pattern. Start a diet, stick to it really well, lose pounds, or even a stone or two and feel great. Then the old eating habits return, weight starts to go back on and sure enough, you’re back … Continue reading

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