The ‘five basic emotions’

Emotions are the fabric of our daily lives, coloring our experiences, shaping our interactions, and playing a crucial role in our overall well-being. In my practice as a counsellor, I’ve seen firsthand how an understanding of emotions can significantly impact wellbeing – tools such as the feelings wheel can be particularly helpful. But what exactly … Read More

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The Power of Self-Awareness in Personal Growth and Therapy

I’ve seen firsthand how self-awareness can play a crucial role in personal growth and therapy. In this article, I’ll explore the importance of self-awareness and provide some practical exercises to enhance it. Why Self-Awareness Matters Self-awareness refers to the ability to recognize and understand our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. It’s a vital component of personal … Read More