Category: Life (Personal Coaching)

Update & video on Dependent Personality Disorder

Just a quick post to update you on what I am up to at the moment. I am currently studying my first Counselling module with the Open University alongside my work. I am very excited about this and hoping to complete a whole Diploma…

Self-growth

How do we develop ourselves into better human beings? What steps can we take to become wiser, more self-aware and more humble? Self-growth is a topic that I think about a lot and when I am interacting with others in my environment, I feel…

The importance of having a back-up plan

Love Athina ♥

Pathological lying & other types of lying

Happy Monday everyone! I hope your week started well 🙂 Today’s video, which unfortunately took me ages to edit due to many interruptions & distractions, is about pathological lying. Although I talk about other types of lying, I particularly wanted to highlight the importance…

Status anxiety

How do we each fit into this world? Are we defined by whether we have a good job? A good marriage? Do we feel that we constantly have to measure up to our friends’success? Do we feel that we have to have the latest…

15 ways you are resisting therapy or recovery

I wanted to share this great article by Psych Central. http://blogs.psychcentral.com/caregivers/2017/01/15-ways-you-are-resisting-therapy-or-recovery/ It is ok to not ‘click with a therapist’ or to not be ready for therapy.This can also happen in a coaching relationship too. You find someone to assist you on your journey…

How to survive over-thinking

Over-thinking an issue or event is a very common coping mechanism for dealing with stress. When there are unresolved issues or stressful situations with more than one possible solution, this is usually what leads to never-ending ruminating. Unfortunately, over-thinking is usually linked to depression…