“He’s such a narcissist” – a phrase you’ve most probably heard someone you know say. It is interesting to me how the narcissistic personality has come to symbolise what’s wrong with the modern world. The term has been thrown about a lot more since social media has taken over and it was possibly at its zenith just after Trump was elected. Hot on the lips of so many, but do we really know what it means and how it’s a problem?Read More
“I have as much rage as you have
I have as much pain as you do
I’ve lived as much hell as you have
and I’ve kept mine bubbling under for you”
– Alanis Morissette
Anger is an emotion just like any other e.g. fear (worry, anxiety), sadness, joy, or disgust. We should therefore be entitled to feel and express our anger just like we would express our fears or our happiness. But take a moment to think about your experiences with anger.
How do you feel about your anger? How do you express anger? Have there been times when you’ve wanted to express anger but felt stifled? Or has someone actually explicitly told you that expressing anger is wrong?Read More
Hello everyone. Here is my first vlog (video blog, mum). I am super nervous about publishing this because it is in no way perfect. As an attempt to shirk perfectionism and self doubt I am going ahead and doing it anyway.
This is the first of many more to come and I hope to continue to learn and grow into this new role and avenue for Carly’s Couch.
If you would like me to answer a question for you please send it to me via the contact form here.
Please enjoy the video and send me your feedback! Oh and follow my Youtube channel so that you can watch me improve with time 😉
It’s been a while since my last post and there are some good reasons for that. Firstly, I took a long holiday and really tried to stay away from any tasks that usually occupy my time during the year. It’s been exceptionally useful for me to try and stop and to not do, especially because there are so many things I’m excited about getting stuck into this year.
On that topic, I have just moved into a new office space and have been spending the last two weeks moving in and sorting out all the little bits and pieces that goes into a move. It’s a thrilling experience and I am so happy with the newRead More