I have debated over what to write in this blog recently, the obvious choice would be to talk about the world right now, the virus and what is going on and how to look after yourself (see my last post) but 1) there are a million and one blogs, articles, social media posts etc. about this very subject and 2) I have had enough of all that! All I see on my news and social media feeds is either Covid-19 this Coronavirus that or how productive and efficient people are being home-sc
Self-care seems to be everywhere at the moment. You don't need to look far on any social media platform to find dozens of people extolling what they do for their self-care #selfcare. I myself frequently post about self-care as I feel it is so so so important to our individual well-being to make sure we manage to get some self-care in weekly, ideally daily. While it is great that the profile of self-care has been increased I feel there is an insidious problem that lies within.
Change is a scary thing for many people, it often involves stepping into the unknown, into uncharted territory, often provoking anxiety. Change is everywhere, whether it be changing your hair colour, job even everyone's favourite topic at the moment Brexit! Most of the hardest life events we will experience will involve change. Amethyst Counselling is going through some changes right now, new website, new services and even, in the next few weeks, new premises! All quite anx