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How Every Day Sadness Can Be Misdiagnosed – What’s the Real Story?

DIAGNOSIS… “SAD, BUT NOT TOO SAD”! I am often asked to “fix” people who are sad, nervous, angry, tired, worried; and many would assume that this is a reasonable ask of therapy.   I agree that there is certainly a level at which therapy is recommended when these “emotions” persist, increase beyond ‘normal’ or interfere with everyday life. However I am often struck by the rush to diagnose and prescribe the standard human emotions.  We know that if people suppress these emotions that it has profound impacts on their physical and mental health; and eventually these (or other) emotions ‘leak
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31st May ~ World No Tobacco Day

[image url=”https://bunburycounselling.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/PPE.jpg” alignment=”center” margin_left=”0″ margin_right=”0″ margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″]  The Limitations of PPE: Millions of dollar spent annually on Personal Protective Equipment yet smoking is still common in workplaces (image courtesy of Bunbury Counselling) ********************* The cost of smoking to our community and workforce When a person quits smoking, the actual health benefits can be measurable almost immediately. Ms Bev Morton, Consultant with Bunbury Counselling says that “within 72 hours, a person who makes the decision to stop smoking will immediately feel the effects.  Your bronchial tubes relax, making breathing easier and lung capacity increases. The ongoing benefits increase over time. Within
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