Monthly Archives: January 2013

Stress and Perfectionism

Not only being inspired by the quote but also by the author Alfred Adler (1870 – 1937) himself, a fellow Austrian (yes paying tribute to my country of birth), who was a psychotherapist and pioneer in the field of Humanist … Continue reading

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STRESS & physical exercise

Different forms of stress (sudden losses or everyday stressors) can have a detrimental effect on your health especially if they are not processed but stay in your system. Meaning your body is on an alert position causing adrenaline and cortisol … Continue reading

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Tolkien’s Hobbit – A hero’s journey

Why would I as a Counsellor and Psychotherapist be inclined to write about Peter Jackson’s movie adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s 1937 novel “The Hobbit”? For once it is attracting millions of viewers of all ages to cinemas around the world … Continue reading

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Stress and the DANCE of LIFE

Do you experience JOY in your life? In my work as counsellor and psychotherapist I meet clients who have forgotten to dance, play, experience joy. It’s about connecting with what you love, a forgotten part of your authentic self.

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STRESS and your SPINE

Until having been diagnosed with osteo-athritis I did not pay much attention to the connection between spine and nervous system. A large portion of your nervous system passes through your spine. As the nervous system controls and coordinates every function … Continue reading

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STRESS and your GUT-BRAIN connection

If you have followed my blog you might have noticed that I have recently started to post more about nutrition and food. The reason being that body and mind are connected and the link between behaviour, emotions, nutrition, digestion and … Continue reading

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Stress and your GUT – part2

In my last post I have touched upon how the condition of your gut flora influences your immune response and that foods high in probiotics can help repopulate the gut with good flora. One of the best-known of the foods … Continue reading

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