Can Bad Feelings Ever Be OK?

Bad feelings don’t make you a bad person. Nor do they make you ungrateful. Everyone is inclined to the odd intrusive thought now and then. It’s healthy and natural. These thoughts can feel ‘bad’. The kind of thoughts we feel we ‘shouldn’t’ be having or the kind of thoughts that make us question what kind […] Read more »

Why we all need to be seen.

What is meant by the term ‘Stroke’? Transactional Analysis employs the term ‘strokes’ to denote any form of social inter-action where another’s presence is recognised. Therefore any transaction is also an exchange of strokes. While the general term ‘stroking’ might be used to imply close, physical contact, in reality and practice it may present in […] Read more »

Understanding Mental Health

  Why Mental Health Matters   According to recent statistics from The Mental Health Foundation about a quarter of the population will experience a mental health problem of some description in the course of a year, with anxiety and depression being the most prevalent in Britain.   If you or someone you know is struggling with […] Read more »