1. What is seasonal affective disorder (SAD)?

September 7th, 2015

What is seasonal affective disorder? As summer comes to a close it is important to be aware that many people are affected by the change in seasons. Some people experience what is known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is the term for when the change in seasons affects your mood and behavior.   People…

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What Can I Do To Manage My Anger..?

June 4th, 2015

If you have recognised that you have a problem controlling your anger, you can begin to consider different techniques for anger management and start eliminating this stress from your life. Anger is personal to the individual. You may be holding on to stress and resentment from the past or you may be affected by something…

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When Does Anger Become A Problem ?

May 3rd, 2015

When does anger become a problem? Anger is a perfectly natural response to the world around us, but controlling it can be difficult. It’s important to understand the difference between managing anger reasonably and when it is becoming a problem. Are you managing your anger or do you need anger management counselling? If you are…

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Anger Management

April 23rd, 2015

Why do I feel angry? Anger management is a familiar concept and often talked about, but most people don’t realise that anger is actually designed to help protect us. This may sound strange, as it’s not an enjoyable emotion to feel. However, anger helps us get what we need. It comes from our flight or…

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Stress & Anxiety Part 3. How can I manage stress and anxiety?

March 11th, 2015

In our modern society there is often a feeling of having to ‘deal’ with stress and anxiety. Because of this, many people suffer in silence. Often you can help to lessen your symptoms with a combination of relaxation, exercise, change in diet and breaking the habits that trigger your stress and anxiety. Little changes such…

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Stress & Anxiety Part 2. When do stress and anxiety become a problem?

February 18th, 2015

As long as you have a coping strategy for periods of stress and anxiety, and can switch off when you need to, they can have a positive influence on your life. Stress and anxiety motivate us to be the best that we can be and help us to maintain focus. But when you no longer…

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Stress & Anxiety Part 1. What are stress and anxiety?

February 7th, 2015

Stress and anxiety are your body’s natural response to frightening situations. They are both perfectly normal survival instincts, designed to protect you from danger. However, when you have a heightened or prolonged response to a stressful situation, stress and anxiety can manifest in your thoughts, feelings and in physical symptoms. While everyone experiences stress and…

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Counting down to Christmas..?

December 16th, 2014

Believe it or not, Christmas is stressful for many people. Ignore the perfect families in seasonal movies or department store TV ads. Real Christmases just aren’t like that. If you’re dreading the big day, remember you don’t have to be perfect. You don’t have to say ‘yes’ to everything either. If you don’t fancy that…

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Why we don’t always love New Year’s Eve

December 16th, 2014

For some people, New Year’s Eve is all about the party, the dancing and the kiss at midnight. But for others, it’s a challenging time that can make us feel sad and lonely.   If you’re in the second group, the first thing to know is that you’re far from alone. New year has a…

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Welcome to the Therapy Room Blog

May 24th, 2014

Thank you for visiting, soon we will have a plethora of fascinating articles and stories for you to read, but right now we’d just like to say, ‘Welcome’!

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