Category: Mental Wellbeing (Page 2 of 2)

Loving oneself is Self-care

As a therapist, self-care is an essential ritual for lone workers. We were advised that self-care practices are necessary for the body, mind and spirit. I have always make time for daily routines which helped me balance work, life, and personal joy. Self-care aims to relax, unwind, and maintain a healthy state of being with…

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Listen to your Heart-Mind

Before I started my counselling and psychological training, I considered myself logical, practical and empirical. I thought that I was intellectually compassionate, articulately skilled and communicatively empathic. While that may be true, I later realised that I was ‘mind-identified’ and I am more than my mind. I used to live in my head, and the…

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Raise your emotional frequency for wellness

In my blog last month, I discussed making emotions and feelings our friends rather than the enemy. I want to add to that further by looking at the emotional frequency and their importance. In the 11th century, a Benedictine monk called Guido d’Arezzo pioneered frequency scales from specific tones of musical sound which became known…

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Recognising and Developing Compassion

To have compassion for others, one must realise Self-compassion first. Compassion is the ability to recognise suffering in oneself and others, and then taking action to alleviate the suffering through kindness, understanding, and love. In today’s society, with many diverse inequalities, it may seem difficult to have compassion or empathy, but it is probably needed…

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Behind the Covid-19 mask lies another dilemma

Don’t let wearing the COVID mask becomes your norm “Virtue has a veil, vice is a mask.” – Victor Hugo At the beginning of the year, some people began wearing masks as a prevention to the COVID-19 epidemic. However, as we start to realise very quickly how our lives have changed and will continue to…

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Stay Connected for Mental Wellness

Establishing a connection is essential for many reasons. Whether that connection is with yourself, others, or nature? According to psychologists, making a connection is extremely important for our overall sense of self, our emotional and physical health. Dozen of clinical researches have shown that people are generally ‘happier’ when connected in any form of relationships….

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Who can you trust – if not yourself

Trust reliably builds self-confidence, self-esteem physically and emotionally-how well do you trust yourself? Trust is a process that builds relationships, whether that is with oneself, with others or with the world. It is the ability and willingness to risk being vulnerable. It is the proposition that depends on equality and respect. It is undeniably rewarding,…

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Motivation is Key

Motivation is the key to many reasons for our action and behaviour—here’s why. Motivation is a drive that guides, influences, initiates, and stimulates our action and behaviour. It is the cause of the effect. It is a force that inspires you to action, whether this is to get out of bed in the morning, exercise…

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