Now, people seem to get confused about this one. What it is and what you have to do to make it work. Is it all smelly candles, hot baths and face masks? What do you think Self-care is?
Last weekend, I went to the Blue Mountains for a short break from my semi-confined city life. This interlude reminded me of a lovely poem I last read in high school: A very circumstantial one and an invitation for anyone to take the time to stand and stare …
If you are a people-pleaser, have you ever wondered why you do it? What’s behind the need to please everyone else but yourself.
Do you always say yes, when you mean no, and do you get tired from doing so? Do you feel anxious or frustrated you aren’t saying what you think?
These are unprecedented times we are living in. If you are anything like the majority of the people on this planet, you are worried, tearful, not sleeping well, having anxiety issues, and perhaps feeling down and depressed due to the COVID-19 situation, which is developing daily. This is not unusual, and I think it’s essential that we all understand this.
It’s your first counselling session; you might be nervous, you might be excited, and it’s ok to be apprehensive. It’s completely normal. I know I was a little when I first went to counselling!