A Parents Savvy Guide to the School Holidays

Do you get anxious about school holidays? Schools will be breaking up soon for a whole six weeks and as much as children will be looking forward to this time with excitement and anticipation, you may well see it as a huge great black cloud on the horizon. Like many...

Simple Steps for Overcoming Fear of Criticism

Fact:  Criticism can really hurt if we let it! Fact:  Learning to deal with constructive and destructive criticism can serve as a very effective catalyst to help us become more mature, centred and balanced individuals. All too often, we take criticism extremely...

Tackling Depression

When stress and anxiety have given rise to a depressed state?  This can manifest in a number of ways, from feeling generally low, out of sorts and lethargic, to a severe and life-threatening condition where the sufferer has suicidal feelings and loses interest in...

Simple Steps for Overcoming Fear of Life Changes

Many people find tackling their fear of life changes harder than actually putting those changes in place. When it comes to initiating change, so often it can seem more attractive to put it off than take action – even if putting things off fixes us deeper into a...

Simple Steps for Dealing with Fear of Spiders

Fact: Fear of spiders, or arachnophobia, is extremely common and it is possible to overcome it completely with the right help. Let’s start with the basics and assess the level of the fear. The list of typical symptoms shown below should help you to decide where you’re...