COVID 19 – HOW TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE WHILE STAYING AT HOME

No one could foresee Covid-19 approaching our world. Everyday we hear more bad news rather than good news, and that can be depressing. As a result, we all need to move our daily routine into a “staying at home” environment and this impacts us in many ways, e.g. how to …

FEAR – How FEAR can benefit or cripple us.

Everyone has fear in their lifetime. Fear is a natural response to danger and everyone responds to fear differently. Legitimate fear can benefit us in protecting ourselves from a legitimate danger, but there are fears that can cripple us from moving forward. How FEAR can benefit or cripple us. There …

CONFIDENCE – How to build my confidence

Being confident is not being arrogant or superior, but knowing who you are with your strengths and weaknesses, having the ability to face life’s challenges and daring to show who you really are. It means measuring yourself according to your reality, not boasting nor playing down yourself.  However, many struggle …

DEPRESSION: Practical steps dealing with Depression

Depression is more than just feeling down or sad. Feeling depressed can be caused by situations you are in, e.g. grieving loved ones, losing a job, a relationship/marriage ends, etc., where after a period of time, life returns back to normal. However, for some, this depressed feeling is regular, ongoing …

Trauma: Can Someone Recover from Trauma?

can someone recover from trauma

Trauma is a horrible, disturbing and distressing incident or treatment that causes long-term damage to the person experiencing the trauma. Trauma may occur in two ways: Direct experience, where the survivor suffers the trauma first-hand Second-hand experience, such as hearing or witnessing the trauma that happen to others Since there …

Pre-Marital Counselling: Prevention is Better than Cure

All couples have differences and disagreements, but often couples come to counselling when their relationships have fallen apart and the damage in the relationship can hardly be repaired, and even after they have separated. Pre-marital Counselling, therefore, is important in preventing the breaking down of a relationship/marriage. WHAT IS PRE-MARITAL …

Addiction: Can Someone Overcome their Addictions?

Overcome addiction

One day, a man called “Ben” (40 y.o., married with two young children) came into my office, and he sobbed and sobbed and sobbed… and said, “ I don’t want to lose my marriage. I am scared that I am close to losing my marriage, and I am scared that …