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Finding our home at Christmas

What about Christmas? What about it? It seems to be everywhere want it or not… I thought I’ll join in but in what? What is Christmas, what do we think, feel about it? What a strange concept, what you see depending on where you stand, plenty of people telling us why we should love, hate, […]

Seminar: It’s all about you

Seminar: It’s all about you 14th March 2020 : 10am to 4pm Idle Valley Nature Reserve, Retford, DN22 8RQ A light-hearted, yet meaningful seminar about your self This seminar of participative workshops helps you to: Understand yourself and relate to others better Be your own champion and learn to quiet the self-doubt within you Find […]

Eating socially will make you happier

Last year, Sainsbury’s launched their “Living Well Index”.  Working in partnership with Oxford Economics and the National Centre for Social Research, the index tracks the mood and wellbeing of the Nation.  As part of this work, they conducted a survey of 8,250 British adults and they found a link between eating with others and reported […]

Overcome feeling Overwhelmed

What is “Overwhelm”? Being overwhelmed is the feeling of running out of energy.  It takes all your effort and energy to just cope and react to things that you have nothing left to think clearly.  So, well done for reading this far!  Keep going, you’ll be pleased you did. We all get overwhelmed sometimes, like […]

Self-Esteem

Self-Esteem It’s not uncommon for clients with low self-esteem to come to Hazelwood Counselling looking for help.  In fact, it’s one of the most frequent reasons why people get in touch. People with low self-esteem rarely live their life to the full and generally don’t make full use of their talents and abilities.  Surprisingly, however, […]

Relationship Counselling

Many people that come to Hazelwood Counselling Services are looking to improve their relationships.  This article looks at what relationship counselling is and how it can help. Relationships; including our romantic relationships are significant.  They are a big part of our lives.  Whether you are married, living together, single, gay or straight, it really doesn’t […]

Strategies for Managing Anxiety

Learning techniques to help you manage your anxiety and cope better with the symptoms can really make a difference. So, by having some strategies that work for you, helps you not to let your anxiety rule your life. 1. Take the anxious thoughts and ground them in reality Try to identify what exactly you’re afraid […]

When to get counselling?

This article looks at some of the difficulties people face in deciding whether to seek counselling. When to seek counselling? It can be hard to decide whether to seek counselling. Perhaps you have a sense that things aren’t quite right, or maybe you think that what you’re going through is just normal – after all […]

Not letting your past define your future

  It’s easy to accept that the events of our past affect us in the present.  But, although they inevitably have their influence, historical events don’t have to define who we are and how we live.  We do have a choice.   We all deserve the best health possible; whether that’s our physical health or […]

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