Freeing yourself from Depression

People commonly describe depression in a number of ways: as a black cloud that accompanies them everywhere; a fog from which it's impossible to see out; like being stuck within a cave or cage. What's common to all of these descriptions is the conviction or fear that they cannot escape. And, because human brains [...]

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 [...]