8 Tips to Bring Emotional Intelligence into Work

“Building the Emotional Intelligence of Groups”, by Vanessa Urch Druskat and Steven B. Wolff says that Emotional Intelligence ( EI) is the element the underlies the effectiveness of successful teams. Successful teams are happier and more productive. Less time is taken off work through stress, the bottom line is improved. This blog may of interest: […]

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8 ways to build your teenager’s self esteem 

  When teenagers feel good about themselves they are better equipped to develop:  the confidence to make the right choice about people and situations the resilience to about cope with stressful situations and bounce back when things go wrong (Anxiety Workbook) the inclination to stick at things when they become a bit tricky  There are […]

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How Can You Be Happy Again?

How Can You Be Happy Again? The implies that you were in the past, happy. What has changed in your life to make you feel unhappy? A good starting point is to look first at the question: Does happiness Exist? Yes happiness does exist but possibly not in the way we have come to understand […]

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Help! My University Child is Stressed!!!

How can I help my University child? It can be an emotional journey when your child (now an adult but always your child) leaves for University Transitions into the Fall. Seeing your child head off with most of their belongings can leave some parents bereft for a while. This marks an end to an era. […]

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Might I have Childhood Trauma?

Early Childhood Trauma…Me? You may instinctively say….. No….I can’t have…. I have resolved all of my childhood issues….I have had therapy numerous times before.. I am too old to let childhood issues bother me This is just an excuse for my/others behaviour I see many clients who will say any  or all of the above […]

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Laura Morrissey Counselling & Coaching

What is Lifespan Integration Therapy?

Finding Lifespan Integration Therapy I was trained as an Integrative therapist , this blog may give more information about what this actually is, What is Integrative Counselling? In a nutshell it means that my training has given me permission and a framework within which I am encouraged to learn about all different types of therapeutic […]

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What is Integrative Counselling?

  Integrative Counselling is?… That is a very good question! I decided to retrain as a therapist some years ago. I looked at all of the different courses available and opted for a Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling at a local college. I love a bit of research but looking back, I did not research […]

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10 Xmas 2020 Coping Tips!

10 Xmas 2020 Coping Tips! The Christmas period can be a stressful  time of year, especially in COVID times! (Living Through COVID ) ?  This year we may try to make a choice to either create new memories & traditions or attempt to remain true to our old ways of celebrating.  (Anxiety Workbook ). There has been […]

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