Counselling & Psychotherapy Celbridge & Naas Co. Kildare
Jealousy – Relationship Poison
Jealousy is an old fashioned word, not one you hear much of today. When I was growing up it was one of the Seven Deadly Sins that should be avoided at all costs. In my own experience, it’s a feeling that eats away at peoples’ insides in a subtle and destructive way. When jealousy is […]
Grief And Loss At Christmas
Grief and Loss at Christmas Christmas can bring lots of joy and pleasure. But it can also be quite a difficult time. Some people may have experienced loss, possibly the death of a spouse, a parent or a child and be facing the thought of Christmas without them. Some may have gone through the breakdown […]
Christmas can be a tough time!
December! The darkest time of year! The bleak mid-winter! Our pagan ancestors knew what they were doing when they decided it would be a time of festival and merrymaking – for the Winter Solstice not only represents the longest night, but it also marks the beginning of the light. More recently, it is the time […]
Keeping Stress At Bay
Most occupations have their stress points, whether you’re a student or teacher, a home maker, a professional or self employed. The financial climate at present is causing huge stress for many people. Many people find that the pace of life is overwhelming, the rate of change too fast. Stress can grow unnoticed, and its effect […]
Christmas Giving You The Holiday Blues?
Do you enjoy Christmas? It can be such a wonderful time, when many take time out from work to be with family and friends. It’s a time for children, with the magic of Santa Claus such a huge event in their year. It’s a time of year when relationships are moved onto a new footing; […]
Dealing With Difficult Feelings
Sometimes strong feelings can well up, and it can seem that they might take over, leaving us finding it difficult function. If this happens to you, there are many things you can do to help yourself. Remember that everything changes over time, this will help the feelings to pass. Adopt a healthy lifestyle. Eat well […]
Relationships – Are We Responsible for the Feelings of Others
We expect those in our closest relationships, our family and our friends, to care about us and how we feel. But do we have a right to expect that they will be responsible for our feelings? And what does that mean? Amethyst is expecting her first child. Her husband, Tom, likes to play darts in […]
Acceptance as the Key to Change
Often we see things about ourselves that we don’t like, and try to change, correct or improve them. Sometimes, we have learned growing up that our behaviour, looks or manner won’t be acceptable to others. We may have decided it was safer to hide that part of ourselves. Everybody has aspects of themselves that they […]
Relationship Endings – When is the Time Right?
Many relationships have a natural life. A contract of employment, for example, may have a fixed term. Most teacher / student relationships last only for the duration of the course or schooling. Work based friendships often end when one person moves on to a new job. Parents’ friendships with the parents of their children often […]