- TESTS – some tips for staying calm before, during & after.
- 3 easy steps to stress-free revision
- Females & autism
- I am worried about my son’s online gambling – how can I help him?
- My mood has been low recently – what will help me feel better?
- The Wheel of Emotion – helping you understand what you feel.
- Giving a name to your emotion can help you control how you feel.
- How to get the most out of your study time.
- How to stress-proof your Christmas
- The benefits of positive emotions & how to boost your own feel-good factor.
Author Archives: Ginny
There have been a number of news stories this week reporting studies into teenagers, access to social media and the effect on their mental health and sleep. So what does it all mean for you as a parent, and for … Continue reading
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
Can’t get a good night’s sleep & counting sheep really isn’t helping? Try these exercises to relax your mind & body.
Do you lie in bed worrying about tomorrow’s meeting with the boss at work? whether you annoyed your friend by not returning their text? who’s going to look after the kids whilst you’re at the doctors? is that a rash … Continue reading
Video games are commonly believed to make children who play them more aggressive, irritable and unable to concentrate. However, a recent review of the evidence by Paul Howard-Jones at Bristol University found this not to be the case. The key … Continue reading
Exams, and the period of revision beforehand can be stressful. However, there are some things you can do to ease the pressure and help you cope better with the stress. Part One – TIME MANAGEMENT Draw up a revision timetable. … Continue reading
A client asked me the other day what is the difference between worry and anxiety? How do you know that you are anxious and not just a little worried? Here’s a quick guide to help. Worry Worry is a natural … Continue reading
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
Self-harm is still a taboo in society and self-harmers and those close to them often keep silent out of shame and embarrassment. A recent study found that 1 in 5 teenagers say that they self-harm. You aren’t alone and it’s … Continue reading
Stress is the body’s response to change. We can react positively to change and it can drive us, motivate us and lead us to success. But too much stress is not a good thing and it leads to overload. It … Continue reading
You have a list as long as your arm of things to do at work – and another for things to do once you get home. Sometimes it’s hard to even start because it all seems so overwhelming. And … Continue reading