Category: Change

  • What does good therapy look like?

    Does Instagram sometimes make you cringe? I’ve been posting content on Instagram for nearly a year now @belgamlincounselling. The amount of mental health and therapy content on this popular social media channel is huge! Some of it is very, very good, but also I’m noticing a feeling of disquiet in me around content I’ve seen…

  • Do you have a critical voice?

    Do you ever have a niggly, critical voice in the back of your head telling you that you aren’t good enough? I’d say it’s likely you do because it’s a pretty normal phenomenon. This voice can actually hold us back from getting on in life and make us feel miserable. The trouble is it can…

  • What colour are you feeling today?

    I love a nice bit of colour! A garden in full bloom gives me a real lift. And I really admire people who can wear flamboyant colours; something I struggle to do but I’m working on it! Colours are like a language and have different cultural meanings. Colour can also describe how we feel inside.…

  • Food, Gut and Mental Health

    I recently attended an online lecture with Margret O’Brien, nutrition and lifestyle coach, though Iron Mill College. The main message was that it has been proven by research that good nutrition supports good mental health and poor nutrition can contribute to mental health problems. This post will share some of the main points which caught…

  • Let the children play

    Let the children have their way Let the children play Let the children play Carlos Santana / Leon N Patillo ‘Let the children play’ is a sentiment very close to my heart at the moment. Children of Ukraine Events in Ukraine serve to focus my thoughts on children where their previously safe world has suddenly…

  • Would you change?

    To change or not to change ? The simple truth is, change is hard. This post starts to explore change as a process and how counselling fits in. How we ‘do life’ is often done in a very familiar and predictable kind of way. This gives us the comfort of knowing what to expect and…

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