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Has it ever been safe to leave the house!

Has it ever been safe to leave the house? Change is coming, whether we like it or not. Sunday 10th May 2020 sees Boris Johnson addressing the nation where he is expected to announce a slight easing up on the current restrictions and the 'Stay at Home' guidance. No matter what is announced, it is clear that it will once again divide the public's opinion. It seems to me that there are a few different perspectives on what should be the correct course of action. Business leaders are keen to be unlocked in order to jump start the economy. Some
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NHS As Our New Religion

The NHS As Our New Religion So here we are, 5th May and I think it's the 6th week of lockdown, but I can't be sure as everything is blending into one big blur. The whole country has certainly been through some serious challenges over the past few months which has seen the rise of the NHS to unquestionable heights. Week in, week out we all gather outside on a Thursday evening at 8 o'clock to applaud our heroes and offer our thanks and support the amazing NHS, but do we all know exactly what we are thanking them for?
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Don’t wish your life away

Don't wish your life away “I just need to get these next four years of university done and out of the way!” This is something that I’ve heard a few times recently which is ringing alarm bells. When a client says this to me I’m initially saddened but then I feel the need to challenge it. A Fictitious Counselling Session With Larry Mark: “Ok, I hear that you’re eager to get these next four years out of the way with, but why is that?” Larry: “It’s so I can go out and get myself the dream job and the career
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Mental Health Options

Mental Health Options Mental Health is such a topical subject right now and not a single day goes by when there is no mention of it either on the radio, tv or on our social media news feeds. As a nation we are encouraging people to speak up and not to suffer in silence, we remind each other constantly that they are not alone and that help is out there, but where can people turn for help? Here I want to highlight three key areas where people can turn to for counselling support and hopefully shed some light on the
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