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What really happens with bullying?

Having worked as a school counsellor, bullying was a subject that came up often. The main question…why am I getting bullied? Advice from teachers, parents and friends offer numerous suggestions; the bully likes to be in control, they feel better when they make you feel bad or they are just plain nasty and you should…

How to understand and vocalise your own needs. Three simple steps

In my counselling work this has been one of the most difficult and life-changing subjects I have worked with clients on. First of all, it’s worth mentioning that meeting your needs is a crucial element of self-care. Self-care is more than just meeting your needs ‘in the moment’, it’s about taking action that benefits you…