The Power of Talk

The power of talk… I am often confused by the word “Talk”… my confusion is found in the clients I see and who are suffering from being “Talked At” rather than “Communicated With”… Now, you may or may not know if you are prone to be more ‘ tell assertive’, ‘listen assertive’ or ‘ask assertive’ or […] Read more »

Phobia & Fear

Phobia and fear… I find Phobias and Fears an interesting subject, we sometimes confuse the two concepts, it’s best to understand the true emotional response that you have. A fear should be termed as a reaction that you wish or chose to avoid. A phobia administers a reaction that the Phobic person might interpret as […] Read more »

Food Relationships

Food Relationships… Humans, since the dawn of time have had a relationship with food, it’s hard to say what kind it was but asking a palaeontologist friend of mine she said “by looking at the fosilised bones it’s inconclusive to say”… Hmmm When asking the similar question to a dietician friend of mine she simply stated “if they […] Read more »

Stop smoking

Stop Smoking… To be… or not to be… if it is nobler in the mind, to realise that if your adicted, it’s a tough habit to break! Trust me, I’m going to resist listing all the worthy and factual reports that prove how limiting to life the addiction to tobacco is, if you’re a smoker you probably know the statistics of by heart… […] Read more »

Stress

Stress… Is a feeling of strain and pressure. Symptoms may include a sense of being overwhelmed, feelings of anxiety, overall irritability, insecurity, nervousness, social withdrawal, loss of appetite, depression, panic attacks, exhaustion, high or low blood pressure, skin eruptions or rashes, insomnia, lack of sexual desire (sexual dysfunction), migraine, gastrointestinal difficulties (constipation or diarrhea), and […] Read more »

Anxiety

Anxiety…  Is a psychological and physiological state characterized by somatic, emotional, cognitive, and behavioural components.  It is the displeasing feeling of fear and concern. The root meaning of the word anxiety is ‘to vex or trouble’, in either presence or absence of psychological stress. Anxiety can create feelings of fear, worry, uneasiness, and dread. However, […] Read more »