Keeping the Slate Clean – Forgiveness as Stress-Buster

"Forgiving is the most selfish thing you can do." Hearing that from Caroline Myss certainly made me stop and think. And when I pass it on to my clients, they invariably look at me as if I'm not quite to be trusted. Because usually we see ourselves as big-hearted and giving when we forgive, [...]

Self-Worth: A Foundational Value for Freedom

Self-Worth After the recent events in France, I have been struck by the importance of encouraging within ourselves and each other the recognition of our own, and others', self-worth. I believe that it is only with a full appreciation of our innate value that we can resist being intimidated by aggressive behaviour evolving out of [...]

Can you ever really waste time?

I often see people who feel regret when they think of their past; feel, perhaps, that they've wasted months or years in a certain mind-set, not been as pro-active as they now wish they had been. And yet are they taking account of all that might be going on underneath the surface? One person's time-wasting, [...]

Move Forward with Counselling

We all find times in our lives when there are more challenges than positives.  Although we have inbuilt coping mechanisms to handle these tough times, sometimes we need some extra support to rediscover how best to use them.  At times like this it may be well worthwhile consulting an experienced counsellor in Surrey.  They will be [...]