Tinnitus Awareness

8-14 February 2016 is Tinnitus Awareness Week. The name of that event is ironic as most people who experience tinnitus would rather not be aware of it! I have experienced tinnitus every day, 24/7 since I had a viral attack … Continue reading »

Good Nutrition not Diet

The turkey is finished, the Christmas tree has been put out in the garden, the decorations are back in the loft. It is time to get on with 2016. After the excesses of Christmas a lot of us decide we … Continue reading »

Make a Resolution or Create an Intention?

Are you one of those amazing people who makes a resolution on 1 January and sticks to it? Well done! You are awesome. You don’t need to read on unless you are curious. If, like me, you make a resolution … Continue reading »

Stop, Look and Listen

You may remember ‘Stop, look and listen’, as a slogan for how to cross the road safely. It is also a useful summary for how to create the context for good communication How often have you said something and been … Continue reading »

Ready for your empty nest?

The excitement around exam results is over, job vacancies are being filled and  university places are being allocated. If your young adult child is about to leave home, it’s time to consider whether you are ready for the next stage … Continue reading »

Need more time?

Do you get to the end of the day and wonder where your time went?  Did you look at your ‘to do’ list and see lots of things still to be done despite all of your hard work?  Does it … Continue reading »

A New Year’s Revolution for Goal Setting

At this time of year you have just bid farewell to the old year and you are goal setting for the new year.  You probably want 2015 to be at least as good as last year but probably you would … Continue reading »

Do’s and Don’ts for a Stress Free Christmas

At this time of year many of us start to feel stressed because on top of all our usual workload there are presents to buy, cards to send, meals to plan and parties to go to. We are all programmed … Continue reading »

Beat the Winter Blues

It’s that time of year when the days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder and the clocks have gone back.  Add to that work pressures, family issues and preparations for Christmas and you’ve got a potent emotional mix … Continue reading »

World Menopause Day

Saturday 18 October 2015 is World Menopause day.  This is a day that is designated by the World Health Organisation in collaboration with the International Menopause Society to put a spotlight on the health of menopausal women.  It is a … Continue reading »