10 Ways to Relieve Stress

10 Ways to Relieve Stress

There are many ways to deal with stress. It may be through a philosophy, or in sport or music or by taking as many stress factors out of your life as you can. Your personality type may determine what works best for you. So our list of 10 is by no means complete or the...

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How Much Stress Is Too Much?

How Much Stress Is Too Much?

When it affects your health and your relationships it's time to act. It is hard to know when the pressures of work and family life have become too much. Stress can sneak up like background radiation. Many people don't realise the extent of their exposure until...

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10 Symptoms of Stress

10 Symptoms of Stress

Your body is talking to you all the time, trying to tell you how it feels about a whole range of things. We're lucky it has so many ways of letting us know something is wrong. Here are just 10 stress markers we see in people who come to us for help with stress....

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When is it time to see a psychologist?

When problems start affecting your enjoyment of life. Sure, we're all going to have ups and downs, but they shouldn't linger on… they shouldn't be invading our thoughts, distracting us at work or short-changing our relationships. You may be having trouble coping with...

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How can a psychologist help?

By offering possible strategies. It's a bit like the stubborn driver who won't ask for street directions. He'll waste a lot of time driving around in circles when it would be much easier to just ask. Ask an experienced psychologist and there's a very good chance that...

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How long does it take?

It depends on how serious the problem is and what the client wants to achieve. We usually start with a 50 minute session with follow up visits every week or every other week. Again, depending on the issue, some people like to check in every couple of months. Treatment...

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Stress

This month our newsletter and blogs are focussing on stress. Stress can be at the heart of so many problems – mental and physical. We've all got stress in our lives, but how much is too much? What are the signs? We suggest some stress taming strategies in the Latest...

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