Perfectionism and Breaking Free from its Chains: 10 Strategies to Self-Acceptance

Women with head down on table who looks anxious from perfectionism

Perfectionism is like a double-edged sword. On one side, it pushes us to strive for excellence and achieve our goals. But on the other, it can create a constant state of stress, anxiety, and self-doubt. In my Bradford based therapy practice I often work with individuals who grapple with the overwhelming desire to be perfect […]

3 Valuable Mental Health Techniques: Distraction, Relaxation, and Mindfulness [with examples]

Author: Diana Freitas, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist Clients often come to therapy looking for strategies to help them manage their difficult emotions and thoughts. Given how fast-paced and stressful society is, I understand why this is such a common ask. Learning strategies and techniques to manage our mental and emotional well-being is just as important […]