It’s a week since we were effectively placed in lock down as a nation.  It still baffles me how much impact a microscopic virus has had on the world, and how nobody seemed to have anticipated such an event or prepared for it.  The situation conjures up memories of thos...

Is there any room for loneliness in this age of hyper-connectivity, social media and super-gadgets that help us keep in touch? Surely, we should feel closer to others than ever before, right? Well, not necessarily. As our list of Facebook friends grows, and the virtual...

Many of us try far too hard to impress people. In respect of our job situation, we may wish our work colleagues to know just how committed and diligent we are.  Perhaps we want our managers to approve of our standards, and notice what we do well.  We stress about thing...

One cannot deny that when depression or anxiety is talked about with first generation Asian migrants, a look of bewilderment fills their faces. ‘What is there to be depressed about?’ is often the question asked. ‘What is this depression anyway – we never heard of it ba...

So, you're worried about your child.  He can't make friends, won't keep eye contact when talking with you and avoids social situations as if they were the scariest thing on the planet!  You're worried he might be anxious, or worse still, maybe he is on the Autism Spect...

There is great power in the narratives we hold about ourselves, each other and the world. The words we share reflect our thoughts and beliefs. By extension, what we talk about feeds how we behave, and ultimately how we feel. But, our thoughts and beliefs don't arise fr...

Loss naturally brings stress and turmoil. It is a painful process. I hope to offer some ideas that may help, so please read on.

The tragedy of life is that everything we hold dear and precious, is not here to stay. That which gives the most pleasure, joy and happiness a...

Who isn't stressed nowadays? Too much to do, not enough time - that's the story of everyone's life, right?  But, it need not be so.  A few changes in mind-set, and a review of life choices, might just unfurl those sails and get you coasting again. Read on if you want t...

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