Have you been in a queue of traffic, you read the signs, you get the right lane, but then there’s always somebody cutting into the lane at the last minute. Does it annoy you? You’re not alone. When you start feeling your temper becoming frayed because of someone pushing in line, this is an example … Continue reading Queue rage: a 21st-century anger problem?
Incidences of road rage have become more prevalent in the UK. Many people found guilty of such offenses, often face a custodial sentence or in some extreme cases end up in prison. In the past, what is now commonly known as “road rage”, was a comparatively rare on British roads. Nevertheless, since the 1990’s, … Continue reading Outsmart Road Rage
We must apologise for not put in a blog up since the beginning of the year, Eleos counselling has undergone a revamp of its website, which has taken us away from blogging, we intend to rectify this right now with this blog, hope you enjoy. Recovering from any form of addiction can be hard, … Continue reading How to help somebody who is recovering from an addiction: praise and why sometimes this can have a negative effect.
On average 120,000 couples divorce, in the UK every year. This would be no surprise to most, but what if those couples had gone to couples therapy, before they started legal proceedings? The financial cost of divorce and the price of couple’s therapy The cost of the court alone is £340, with legal fees … Continue reading The true cost of couples/relationship therapy
One of the natural functions of us as humans, which has puzzled scientists for thousands of years, is why do we sleep? Sleep is an incredibly important part of our biology, and its function is beginning to be revealed by neuroscientists fundamentally, in the past, there are 3 different consensus regarding why we sleep and … Continue reading Why we need sleep, and the science behind not sleeping.
Have you ever wondered about the real cost, of therapy? Or rather how much does it cost if you have a problem and don’t come to therapy, or support your employee in accessing therapy? A recent report by the mental health foundation; the U.K.’s leading charity working with the needs of people with mental health … Continue reading What is the real price of therapy?
The idea of, your place in your family dictating your chances in life, re-emerge with several new studies, looking into the effects of birth order, in families. Family order nature or nurture? Francis Galton, a half cousin of Charles Darwin, first coined the phrase “nature or nurture”. Galton, in 1874 suggested that it was only … Continue reading Can birth order dictate your chances in life?
Anger, is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored, than to anything on which it is poured.” ― Mark Twain What are the benefits of getting angry? Scientists at Harvard University have recently published research, citing the benefits of anger. In … Continue reading Do get angry:it can be good for you!
A recent article in the Independent paper by Julia Hartley- Brewer, highlighted, an often not talked about issue for men. The article spoke of the impact of a couple’s miscarriage has, not only on the woman also the man. The article quotes Facebook supremo Mark Zuckerberg and his recent announcement that is wife is expecting … Continue reading The silent pain miscarriage
Anger can be a difficult thing to control, recently at Eleos counselling we are developing an anger management course for young people. We feel this is very important as teaching young people how to control their anger now will reduce the amount of angry incidences, not only in school, now, but later in life, when … Continue reading When your anger gets the better of you.