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In my last blog I discussed the seven main therapeutic techniques I use in my counselling practice: physical activity, meditation, cognitive-behavioural therapy, journaling, hobbies, social activities, and singing. Yes, singing. We will not break into song during session (unless you want to), but singing has proven to be an effective technique to release tension, strengthen your voice (literally), and increase confidence. With self-esteem being at the root of much struggle
The #1 challenge that people come to see me about is stress. There is no doubt that, as a society, stress is on the rise. We are trying to do it all - albeit at the expense of our own health. And by ‘health’, I mean both physical and psychological. Guess what folks? The head is attached to the body. So what happens to one effects the other. For example, stress can present itself in the form of headaches, tightness in the jaw, feeling a sense that your throat is blocked,