Why Parents’ Self-Care Matters

Christina ReynoldsAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness and ACT for Beginners Group, Parenting, Self-Compassion

On this day, when we celebrate all the mothers in the world for their hard work, I wanted to take the opportunity to talk about the importance of self-care. One of the most used metaphors in my work with clients is the ‘aeroplane metaphor’. When I use this metaphor, I talk about the flight attendant briefing the passengers pre take … Read More

Wishing you a Mindful, Merry Christmas by Loretta Murphy & Dr Ilze Grobler

Ilze Groblerspecial events

As we approach Christmas/New Year people report experiencing not only a festive spirit, but also increased levels of stress. The pressure of striving to attain a “happy” mood state at this time of the year can be quite exhausting. We are surrounded by people who love Christmas, decorations abound, Christmas carols are playing and parties are being held. But what … Read More