If this is your first time in counselling, the time till you start your first session is a mix of excitement, intimidation and anxiety. Knowing what to expect will help to put your mind at ease and also to make the most of your therapy sessions. Here are 10 things to keep in mind before your first counselling session.
If you are a freelancer, you know it’s not all bells and roses! I am sure you are all too familiar with the challenges: the stress of finding new clients, wearing multiple hats, constant multitasking, finishing work on time, staying updated with the latest developments and keeping yourself motivated through the dry spells – you’ve probably seen it all!
All your work and responsibilities depend on you, and deprioritizing self-care impacts your physical and mental health, translating to reduced quality of work, and the possible risk of burnout. Naturally, neither of us wants to risk that! So the obvious thing to do would be to make self-care a priority. Read on to find out how!
The idea of a fresh start can seem daunting, even overwhelming. It doesn’t need to be this way. Whether you want to move on from a stagnant state (away from toxic habits or relationships) or find yourself at an abrupt end (divorce or bereavement or losing a job) or are faced with a big change (moving to a new place or starting a new course) – you are not alone. Starting over or making new beginnings is very much a part of everyone’s life. Everyone needs a fresh start once in a while – sometimes more often than we would like! Here are a few pointers to help you not just in getting started with your fresh start, but making sure you follow through!