Understanding Jealousy

Understanding Jealousy

As a simple definition, jealousy can be defined as fear and insecurity. It can show up as romantic, sexual or interpersonal jealousy and is often accompanied by additional complex emotions such as resentment and anger. Not to be confused with envy – both of...
The Experience of Grief

The Experience of Grief

A couple of weeks ago, I tragically and unexpectedly lost my Nan. Healthy and as strong as an ox, she suffered multiple cardiac arrests in a short space of time and sadly passed on a couple of days later. I wanted to use my blog this month to reflect on grief and...
Are alternative therapies the real deal?

Are alternative therapies the real deal?

When people recognise ‌they are struggling with something, their first port of call might be their GP, specialist, counsellor, psychiatrist, or similar. But even though some people prefer to seek their counsel, it might not always be the best place to get help. When...
Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating

Finding comfort in food is something we are all familiar with. Eating is not only about hunger, it can also be about self-care, a way to relieve stress or reward ourselves. Emotions definitely drive food cravings, and sometimes those cravings are at their strongest...
Do narcissists know they are narcissistic?

Do narcissists know they are narcissistic?

Many of us are familiar with the term narcissist. Some of us know them, live with them, or work with them. But what is a narcissist? In a nutshell, a narcissist is someone who is selfish, patronising, demanding and has a grandiose sense of self-importance.  They...