Anxiety arises when there is a feeling of not being in control. Stress is a result of having multiple situations that are out of your control. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) that has hit globally is an experience many of us have
Your thoughts and beliefs direct how you view yourself and shapes your behaviour. Your mind can limit what you believe you can achieve. Everyone goes through a cycle of negative thinking and self-doubt, it is a way for
The Counsellors at Happiness Matters are excited to announce that we are expanding and have added a new location to become part of the “Movement & Wellbeing Centre”, which is a purpose-built facility designed specifically for counselling and wellbeing services.
Constantly looking for the negative in a relationship is bound to drown out any positives. A huge trap the counsellors at Happiness Matters constantly see is couples “Keeping Score” on their relationship. From as minor as housework and responsibilities relating
Day light savings has come to an end. This brings shorter days, less sunlight and the cold. During winter, we start to feel like it’s harder to stay motivated, our energy levels are low and we start heading towards hibernating
What is stress? Stress is often described as a feeling of being overloaded, wound up tight, tense and worried. We all experience stress at times. It can sometimes help to motivate us to get a task finished, or perform well.
Feeling out of sorts, feeling down, not having the motivation to do everyday tasks? Depression takes on many masks, and hides itself within your mental state, sometimes without you realising. The lifestyle we lead, we tend to put our mental
Let 2016 be the year that you take back control of your life. The year that you start making steps towards looking after your mental health and wellbeing. Many make new year resolutions, which often include getting your body back
A powerful reflection of 2015 from a client of mine. As my close friends would know in 2015 I had something happen to me that shook me to my core and tried to beat me, and just when I was
Freud stated that work and love are the cornerstones of life. Work plays a very big part of our lives, and it can drastically impact on our overall happiness. For many, work adds a negative impact rather than making them