Few things in life are as powerful as being acknowledged. Not for one’s successes. Not for one’s achievements. But being acknowledged purely and only for simply being alive, for existing. A story about witnessing…
A Blog On Counselling, and on Life, Love & Laughter And All That Gets in The Way
This blog is part of my wider site on counselling & psychology. None of what is written here should be seen as a replacement for therapy or counselling. None of these blogs is written for any specific individual, but aims to inform the wider audience of themes, topics, issues and debates in the field of personal growth and psychological healing.
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“Asking for help is not weakness—it is a sign of strength,” Major General Pittard wrote on the blog he maintained while in charge of his army base. “It takes an amazing amount of courage and strength to take the first step; individuals should be encouraged and commended, not condemned.”
Some do’s and don’t’s when seeking counselling for a loved one. Change, growth, adjustment – all of these have to eventually be born from within, nourished from within, and persevered from within. It is the client him- or herself who would have to be able to foresee the benefits of counselling.
Researchers from various universities have looked at it from various angles and seem unanimous in their judgement: there is no such thing as a “midlife crisis”.
More and more men are finding their way to a counsellor. Sparring with an impartial outsider can help resolve some of the blockages a man might experience. Whether it is love, fatherhood, sexuality or career: counselling can clarify and lighten the burden.