12th January - Healthy relationships require healthy boundaries. But our boundaries are often violated. We can find ourselves in abusive, controlling and manipulative relationships. Unhealthy boundaries cause emotional pain that can lead to dependency, depression, and anxiety. Setting personal boundaries is one of the most essential tools for healthy living. When we set and enforce limits, we enhance our self-esteem and enjoy healthy relationships.
How healthy are your relationships? Do people often cross your lines? How can you establish healthy boundaries?
1st December - Are you ready for 2022? As we prepare to say goodbye to 2021, U.K. psychotherapist and wellbeing expert Gavin Sharpe will discuss what lessons we can take from such a turbulent year. How can we put our best foot forward for 2022? What emotional toolkit do we need to flourish in these difficult times?
3rd November - Are you a perfectionist? Do you strive for excellence or for the impossible? Being a high achiever is healthy. Being a perfectionist is not. Perfectionism increases the risk of mental health issues such depression, anxiety and addiction. Did you know that shame and perfectionism are related? We often strive to be perfect to avoid feeling shame. How do perfectionism and shame show up in your life? Are you in a relationship with a perfectionist? Does someone you work with set unrealistic goals? Is your self-worth performance related? Do you procrastinate?
6th October - Grief is our response to loss. We lose relationships, good health, financial security and people. Grief is not always about death. It is simply a healthy response to loss. Grief is the pain we experience when we lose something or someone we love. It is essential that we process our grief in order to make sense of our suffering and find a path forward. Some endings are forced upon us. Others are a result of our choice. Both require us to grieve.