Blog: Problem solving, coping skills

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Violence Against Women. White Ribbon Day

Domestic violence is a growing problem. Over 100 incidents of domestic abuse are reported to police in Scotland every day. What can you do? read more

Added on 27.11.2015

Keep your eyes on the prize to be happier and fitter

The way we perceive the world differs from individual to individual including their fitness, motivation and mood. read more

Added on 27.11.2014

Anxiety makes us more aware of potential threats

Anxiety is maintained by the ways we think and the things we do. They keep us on standby, always on the lookout for things to go wrong. read more

Added on 11.08.2014

Constantly anxious? Don't suffer any more. There is effective help.

Chronic anxiety leads to long term health problems - IBS, insomnia, depression, heart disease. Get back on track with hypnotherapy. read more

Added on 06.01.2014

Building resilience - tolerating frustration

Resilience training is about gradually change your attitudes from verging on the rigid towards more flexible, so that you can adapt, no matter what. read more

Added on 09.09.2013

I just can't stop worrying

Setting ourselves unreasonably high standards can make us worry when things don't go according to our rigid plans. Easing up on yourself will help. read more

Added on 18.01.2013

Problem solving therapy

Problem solving training helps you feel more in control and able to cope. It helps you manage worry and anxiety. And it is a particular skill. read more

Added on 09.11.2012

Resilience and how to develop it

Rather than dwelling on our problems, resilience training helps us to get things in perspective. read more

Added on 28.10.2011

The wandering mind is not a happy one

We are happiest when we are focused closely on an absorbing activity. But 47% of our time is spent thinking about what is not going on! read more

Added on 03.10.2011

Worrying doesn't solve our problems

Here are simple tried and tested DIY techniques for getting worries and anxieties under control. If you need help and support, come and see me. read more

Added on 02.09.2011

It's happening again

We seem to fear that bad events come back again and again. So we are ready for it, all wound up waiting for misery. It doesn't have to be like this. read more

Added on 24.08.2011

This shouldn't happen to me!

This shouldn't happen to me? Why not? Sadly the world is not set up for our personal ease. That won't change, but we can change our response. read more

Added on 17.08.2011

How to worry

Learning to spot the onset of worry can help you regain control. Persistent worrying is a habit that you can learn to overcome quite quickly. read more

Added on 08.08.2011

Developing resilience

Resilience allows you to cope well with stressful life events and helps you enjoy life and feel good. It's about skills. So you can learn resilience. read more

Added on 04.06.2011

Some tips on overcoming your worry tendencies

Lots of us overemphasis the risk of danger and unemphasise our ability to cope. We remember the failures, not the successes. But you can change! read more

Added on 16.04.2011

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