Looking after your teenagers mental health, teen therapy, mindcalm for teens, counselling

Mind calm for teens? – Naturally!

I have been a secondary school English teacher and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator.  As a therapist, one of my specialist areas is in working with teenagers between 13 years and 17 years who need help with stress, anxiety and exam confidence as well as other life issues.   The teenage brain goes through vast changes […]

Blogs on work stress, Julie Phillips Therapeutic Coaching

Is your job draining the colour out of you?

Did you return to work this week, are you due back soon? If so, you may be one of these people who had thoughts about their return to work as follows…

Burning out, Self care, Julie Phillips, Hypnotherapy, Stokesley, North yorkshire

Tell Tale Signs you’re heading for Burn Out!

Let’s use your imagination for a moment. Let’s imagine that you have a machine in your kitchen, a most marvellous solid gold machine which every week churns out the equivalent of your wage. I’m guessing that you’d take care of it, perhaps polish it and make sure it was well oiled and dust-free to make […]

Self Care, Stokesley, Hypnotherapy,

3 reasons why self care is a job for your inner professional

There it is ….the ‘to do’ list possibly a constant feature on your desk or fridge; some people make fresh lists daily or weekly. Seems to be the required thing ‘to do’, to constantly remind yourself of all those tasks that want a piece of your time. Just stop for a moment…when was the last […]

Mindful Moves, Julie Phillips Therapeutic Coaching, stokesley, hypnotherapy

3 mindful moves to press the mute button on confrontation at work!

It’s the beginning of another stressful month – at least it seems that way…. You may be getting to the point where one more conversation with the Accounts Team (why do they have to be so bloody logical?)  will press your ‘crumple buttons’ and  you may well blow a fuse! Add to this your performance […]

Stress at work, Julie Phillips Therapeutic Coaching, stress at work, blogs

Stress sabotaged my career but saved my sanity

I’ve been there. I truly have. Let me take you back in time to a period in my life a now call the ‘dark, dark days of hell’…catchy, isn’t it? Picture the scene: it’s 5 am, I can’t sleep, I have written down lists and I know how many people are relying on me to […]