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Long-term effects of bullying are discussed by Wrexham Counsellor, Kim

A joint study by Warwick University and Duke University, North Carolina followed 1,273 children (equal numbers boys and girls) from the age of 9 to ...
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Suffering may appear to be senseless, and maybe by approaching it from a different angle it can bring meaning, suggests Kim a Wrexham-based Counsellor.

Many of us suffer, be it through living with chronic pain or a long-term health condition; living with a mental illness or with emotional distress ...
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Despite social networking helping us stay connected, many people are lonely. Kim, a Wrexham Counsellor, explores this.

Facebook, Twitter and other social networking websites mean that we are constantly in contact and contactable.  And yet the University of Sheffield discovered that over ...
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Shame, blame and guilt- powerful emotions that are often avoided suggests Kim, a Counsellor in Wrexham.

Feeling shame, blame or guilt are not easy emotions to live with, and very often we try hard to avoid them, by keeping busy for ...
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Kim, a Wrexham Counsellor, believes the courage to feel vulnerable is helpful.

Numbing ourselves emotionally to deal with uncomfortable feelings can cause long-term psychological damage.  This is because vulnerability is identified as something shameful rather than as ...
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Kim, a Wrexham counsellor suggests ways we can move forward from mistakes

Looking at the past with regrets keeps us stuck in the past rather than moving forward.  We become so involved in our mistake we assume ...
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Making mistakes can make us more successful, states Kim, a counsellor in Wrexham

Many of us do not like to make mistakes at home, at work or with friends.  Somehow we may feel negatively viewed by others and/or ...
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Kim, a Wrexham-based counsellor, explains how laughter can help us deal with life’s down-turns

Have you ever laughed until tears have run down your face?  Have you ever been with a pal where just a glance at each other ...
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Child like qualities may give you an edge at work, says Wrexham Counsellor, Kim

People displaying childlike aspects of their personalities can have advantages in modern life, according to professor Bruce Charlton (University of Buckingham).  These qualities enable the ...
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Kim, a Wrexham counsellor, suggests ways for you to talk to your partner without starting a fight.

When we are in conflict with our loved ones, we sometimes use words to intentionally hurt.  Sometimes we use words which cause hurt which is ...
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Wrexham counsellor, Kim suggests trying abdominal breathing to combat stress

We take our breathing for granted and may forget how  breathing well can improve help us to feel calm and relaxed,  lower our blood pressure ...
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Small steps are the key to success, advises Kim a Wrexham-based Counsellor

Do you put off doing big important tasks and get through the not important tasks instead?  Small, teeny tiny steps toward the "big" thing may ...
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Stress busting tip for your summer hols from Kim, a counsellor based in Wrexham

Some research has looked at the stress-reducing benefits of a summer break away.  It suggests that an active holiday where you try new sports, new ...
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Depression is not a sign of weakness argues Wrexham counsellor, Kim

Depression in its most common form (from stress) most usually happens to those with certain characteristics such as: reliability, moral strength, diligence, strong sense of ...
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How you act can change how you feel, says Wrexham Counsellor, Kim.

How we think can have a direct impact and influence how we feel, act and behave.  How we act and behave can directly influence how ...
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Over 4.5 million people live with chronic unhappiness or anxiety…..

.... and those figures relate to  people who do not have any support or treatment (London School of Economics, 2012).  Depression and anxiety are very common, ...
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Our past can affect our now says Wrexham counsellor, Kim

Events far in our past sometimes have the power to reach us in our present.  We are, as we are now, the sum of all ...
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The Stroke Association calls for more psychological support

The emotional impact of a stroke can be as devastating as the physical effects, warms the Stroke Association.  Depression and anxiety are experienced by over ...
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Fear can stop us from living life to our full potential, says Wrexham Counsellor

Perhaps fear is stopping you from seeking social situations?   It can help us to overcome our fears and be courageous if we have a goal ...
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Counsellor in Wrexham offers stress management tips

Have you noticed those thoughts that keep going round and round your head-"mind chatter"?  Have you noticed that this mind chatter is usually negative?  Have ...
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Wrexham has multi-professional pain management team

Kim has joined the team at "Back to Health" to offer counselling for all manner of concerns and difficulties.  She is also working alongside the ...
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New counselling service in Wrexham

An experienced counsellor begins new counselling service from rooms at the Wrexham Wellness Centre on the first floor of Schwartz Opticians in Charles Street, in ...
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