Body Image in Young People

Body Image in Young People

I see so many young people struggle with Body Image issues; whether it be an unhealthy focus on their weight, excessive control of their food consumption or disproportionate expectations on the shape and size of their body parts. What seems to be causing these issues...
Tips To Prevent Holiday Stress and Depression

Tips To Prevent Holiday Stress and Depression

When stress is at its peak, it’s hard to stop and regroup. Try to prevent stress and depression in the first place, especially if the holidays have taken an emotional toll on you in the past.   Acknowledge your feelings. If someone close to you has recently died or...
Helping You Communicate Assertively

Helping You Communicate Assertively

Here at Lifeskills Centre, we love helping clients to find new ways to improve communication in both their professional and their personal lives. Our counsellors and psychologists have plenty of tools and resources to help – here are a few of them that you can start...
Are You Ok Day

Are You Ok Day

Sometimes we ask family and friends “are you ok?’ and often we can get “yes I’m fine.” But are they really? The best way to notice if someone is not good is by their actions, their behaviour. We do send off signals when we are not good because we act it out. “stinkin’...
Does Colouring Relieve Stress?

Does Colouring Relieve Stress?

Colouring books designed specifically for adults came to be one of the best-sellers in stores, their selling point being these colouring books help in relaxation and stress reduction.   From a psychological perspective, as long as it is something you enjoy doing,...
10 Tips To Stay Cool This Summer

10 Tips To Stay Cool This Summer

The scorching sun and heat waves announce the arrival of summer season. With the arrival of summer, you get worried about how to tackle or combat the unbearable heat. Sweating, dehydration, skin irritation, heat stroke, and suntan are common disturbing factors during...
5 Tips To Beat Winter Blues

5 Tips To Beat Winter Blues

The first tip comes from Michelle, the Travel Bug yogi, who suggests a little concoction of green stuff. Spirulina, wheatgrass, red maca and chlorella – whacked in a jar and blended up with some coconut milk in the mornings to give yourself a bit of a wake-up zing!...
Flu Fighter Chicken and Tumeric Soup!

Flu Fighter Chicken and Tumeric Soup!

Ingredients: 1.5kg organic chicken 1 small head garlic, sliced horizontally, plus 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped, extra 5cm-piece ginger, peeled, chopped, plus 1 tbs finely chopped, extra 1 teaspoon white peppercorns 1 tablespoon coconut oil or olive oil 1 long fresh...
Currently Common Consults

Currently Common Consults

One of the main concerns when it comes to sex is “am I normal?” We all want to know that we aren’t alone when we are struggling with personal issues and that there are others going through the same thing. Here is a list of the most common topics I come across as a...
Exercises To Make Change In Your Life

Exercises To Make Change In Your Life

Here are some exercises below to make change in your life: Practice getting outside your comfort zone The Truth: One of the reasons we don’t change is because we do not know exactly what is going to happen. If we let fear control us we may never open ourselves up to...