Telephone or Online Counselling

  Counselling - at a time and a place convenient for you.

I believe we can all benefit from counselling.  We look after our body, watch our diet and exercise. However, we are slow to look after our mind, our thoughts and our emotions.

What if we took the time to talk about our feelings, our relationship, our family, with a skilled neutral person in a confidential conversation?

What if we took the time every month for an emotional “ ...

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Confidence

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined.” - Henry David Thoreau

“The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself”   - Franklin Delano Roosevelt

What do these two quotes, some hundred years apart, have in common? Both are from great Americans, one a leading philosopher, author and poet and the other a US president facing the greatest economic crisis his country had to then ever faced.

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Men’s Health Week 15 – 21 June 2015

“MoMENts In Time”

From infancy to old age, women are simply healthier than men. 

Out of the 15 leading causes of death, men lead women in all of them except Alzheimer's disease, which many men don't live long enough to develop. 

Although the gender gap is closing, men still die five years earlier than their wives, on average.

While the reasons are partly biological, men's approach to their health play...

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Relationship Top 10

"Australians say that trust is the most important factor needed for a harmonious relationship."  by Michelle Pountney - The Herald Sun 27 October 2014 "How to Get Along" These are the 10 keys identified in the article: 1. Trust 2. Shared values 3. Feeling appreciated 4. Appreciating your partner 5. Friendship 6. Clear communication 7. Common goals 8  Passion and intimacy 9.  Spending regular quality time together 10. Sharing domestic duties I was...

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5 Ways to help your relationship last

Have you heard? People are actually staying together longer. The percentage of marriages which end in divorce in the first ten years has fallen from 49 per cent in 1980 to 42 per cent in 2011 while the number of marriages that fail after 20 years is increasing – from 20 to 28per cent over the same period.   Now don’t be confused – it is not that longer marriages are failing more now than in the past. Rather, it is the case that people are staying together longer before...

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7 Secrets to Making 
Your Marriage Last

Recognize the marriage myths 
and they lived happily ever after Fairy tales Identify your love style and your partner’s love style. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Elizabeth Barrett Browning Develop the habit of happiness Happiness is not something ready made.
 It comes from your own actions. 
 Dalai Lama Say what you mean and understand what you hear...

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Have fun overcoming procrastination

Procrastination Equation Effectiveness X Value Impulsiveness X Delay Now let’s look at the other elements in the procrastination equation. If the task you are trying to complete holds little value for you, you may find it hard to get started and keep going. For example, many people find it hard to keep their ca...

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Still Procrastinating

You may recall from my last post, the procrastination equation: Effectiveness X Value Impulsiveness X Delay To recap this means that your level of procrastination is determined by how effective you find yourself at the task multiplied by how much you value the task divided by how easily distracted you are ( impulsiveness) times how long you have to complete the task. All very well you may say, but what can I do about it?!? In the ne...

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Effectiveness Equation

You may recall from my last post, the procrastination equation:

Effectiveness X Value Impulsiveness X Delay

To recap this means that your level of procrastination is determined by how effective you find yourself at the task multiplied by how much you value the task divided by how easily distracted you are ( impulsiveness) times how long you have to complete the task.  All very well you may say, but what can I do about it?!?

In the next posts...

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The Procrastination Equation

I’ve recently been reading The Procrastination Equation by Piers Steel. He presents a very interesting argument that procrastination can actually displayed as a mathematical formula. Not being that strong in maths, I was a bit sceptical. Basically the formula goes like this. Expectancy X Value over Delay X Impulsiveness It didn’t make a lot of sense to me until I looked at the components off the formula around a task I often put off---taxes! When I file my tax return,...

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