Self-care when you have ZERO motivation

Self-care, self-care, self-care.  It’s everywhere.  Magazines, TV programmes, websites, social media. All telling us to boost our self-care or how we should be doing our self-care.  But what is it self-care, why do we need it and how do you practice self-care when you have zero motivation?  Read on to find out the answers to these questions and hopefully some spiration along the way too!   

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5 Strategies for a Better Nights Sleep

Hands up if any of these scenarios sounds familiar:

  • You struggle to get to sleep
  • You are sleeping 8-10 hours each night but waking up in the morning is a challenge.  You feel exhausted and rarely wake feeling refreshed.  
  • You wake up in the night and often lie there for what feels like forever desperately trying to drop off again.
  • The closer to bedtime you get, it feels like your mind has turned itself up loud and won’t let you quieten thoughts, memories or anxieties down.    

The truth is, around 50% of you reading this will have put your hand up to at least one or more of the above.

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Top 10 Myths about Counselling

Going to see a Counsellor can be scary, often we don’t know what to expect, what it’s really all about and the most important thing of all, will it make me feel any better?   There are many ideas out there about what counselling is or isn’t, counselling is portrayed in so many different ways on TV, in films, books and social media.   

These images can stop us from taking that first step of reaching for help when we need it most. 

Here are 10 of the most common myths.

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