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Typing coaching, counselling and motivational articlesAs a motivational life coach and stress management trainer, I have written various articles based on the knowledge I have in the areas I work in. Please feel free to download any of them. I hope you find them of interest. I am happy for you to use any of the material you download providing that it has my name on it and remains intact.

Bi-Polar Disorder

What it is and how does it feel to live with it?  Read on >>

SAD How to identify and overcome it

If you think you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, then read on  Read on >>

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

About half the worlds's population will suffer a trauma of some kind, only 5-10% develop PTSD  Read on >>

Suicide - Recognize the Signs

Depression creates a high risk of suicide. Anyone who expresses suicidal thoughts or threats, should be taken seriously  Read on >>

Post Natal Depression

Can affect 10-15% if women in every 100  Read on >>

How to achieve good health and wellbeing!

Exercise is one of the keys to enhancing health & wellbeing Yoga, Tai Chi, and meditation can help tremendously, when you feel stressed out or may be reaching 'burn-out'. If you are working too many hours, feel burdened by personal responsibilities or find yourself in a situation you feel is impossible to get out of. Joining a yoga or tai chi class may be the answer, in helping you to unwind and relax.  Read on >>

Depression - How to recognise the signs and overcome it

Sadly, research shows that depression affects approximately 300,000,000 people throughout the world today and has afflicted humans for as long as we can remember. The Greek doctor Hippocrates called it 'melancholia' and it does not matter what kind of status a person holds, it can affect anyone at anytime.   Read on >>

Domestic Violence - Who Can You Turn To?

Being a victim of Domestic Violence is extremely heartbreaking and sometimes very much misunderstood, by outsiders. Too often, you may hear people say, Why doesn't he/she just leave him/her?, How can he/she tolerate such behaviour?, What about the kids, you would think she would walk out, for their sakes?  Read on >>

How to Cope with Bereavement/Loss

If you have recently lost a loved one or a close friend, then you will know what it feels like to suffer a bereavement. You may also be going through the process of a divorce, this too can feel like a bereavement. The difference is, that when you decide to end your marriage, your estranged partner is still alive. However, with a bereavement, the hardest thing you have to come to terms with, is dealing with the void you now have in your life.   Read on >>

What Life Coaching can do for You

Too often people choose to stay in a 'rut' because they do not have enough self belief to make their dreams come true. You have a gift and you were put on this earth for a purpose. If you do not know what your special gift is or you may not know how to develop it, then as your life coach, I can help you develop your gift and tap into your potential.  Read on >>

What is the Difference Between Counselling and Life Coaching?

When I tell people that I am a counsellor and a life coach, one of the first questions they ask is, what is the difference between counselling and life coaching? In this article I will explain the difference between the two therapy streams.  Read on >>

Is your Child a Victim of Sexual Abuse?

It is every parent's nightmare to think that their precious innocent child could be the victim of sexual abuse but too often parents do not realise what is happening or what has happened until it is too late.  Read on >>

Stress - How much does it cost you?

Have you ever considered counting the cost of how you handle the stress in your life? If not, then this article may motivate you to seriously consider how much money you spend on trying to handle the stress in your life.  Read on >>

Collaborative Family Law - An holistic approach to divorce and/or seperation

If you are contemplating seperation or divorce then read on to find out how Collaborative Family Law can help you. When couples face the prospect of their marriage or long-term partnership breaking down, the dilemma they are faced with on whether to seperate or divorce can bring about huge complications.  Read on >>

Relationship Conflict - How do you handle it effectively?

Find out how coaching and counselling may help you break down the emotional barriers, improve communication between you and your partner/spouse, take control of your life and improve your emotional wellbeing.  Read on >>

Break the dieting cycle - an addict's guide

Are you addicted to dieting? If you have tried every diet in the book and failed, then I am not surprised. You see dieting DOES NOT WORK. That's right! For the many of you out there, who have spent most of your life feeling miserable because of being in the vicious cycle of trying to stick to the latest faddy diet, then it is time to stop the madness.  Read on >>

You don't have to be mad to seek counselling!

If you think that you have to be 'mad' to seek counselling, then read on and find out how dealing with 'resistance' and 'procrastination' can help you to overcome limiting beliefs and self sabotaging behaviours.  Read on >>

Change the way you think!

Are some of your beliefs limiting your potential? If so, then you maybe you need to change the way you think in order to break that pattern of negative behavour or overcome procrastination?  Read on >>

New Year - New You

If your new year's resolutions have already gone by the wayside, then this article is just for you!  Read on >>

It's time to get out from under the duvet!

For many people, the onset of Autumn can bring nothing but misery as the clocks go back and the nights draw in.  Read on >>

Learn to love yourself

Love is a wonderful thing, it is what each and every one of us craves and yet even when we are loved we don't always feel accepted. So, perhaps the first thing is to learn how to love yourself, because only when you can love and accept yourself are you able to start accepting others.  Read on >>

Learning to meditate

Learning to meditate takes time, patience and commitment. It is great for stress relief. It does not matter whether you are religious or not. It makes no difference what spiritual beliefs you hold. Meditation is great for the mind, body and spirit.  Read on >>

5 Tips on how to spring clean your life

From decluttering to changing your friendships. Read this article to find out more handy tips.  Read on >>

10 Tips for Stress Relief

When you wake up in the morning, just for a moment, before rising from your bed, consider all the good things you have in your life right now and smile, then give yourself a pat on the back for all the things you have achieved and get up feeling positive.  Read on >>

What is stress?

In the 21st century we live in a fast paced society. There seems to be more pressure on people to do something positive with their lives. We all need a certain amount of stress in order to help us reach our goals. However, too much stress can start to have an adverse affect on our health.  Read on >>

Are you a victim of limiting beliefs

When a client seeks help in trying to increase her confidence and self esteem, one of the first strategies Jayne Briggs uses, as a life coach, is to help the client to look at his/her limiting beliefs .  Read on >>

Are you fighting fit or still trying to fight the flab?

Trying to lose those extra 'festive' pounds, gained over the Christmas period can often lead to frustration, especially if you are the kind of person who would prefer to hibernate in Winter.  Read on >>

How to be healthy, fit and fabulous

When you look in the mirror, do you like what you see? Not everyone can answer yes to this question because we all tend to be our worst critic. In all the years I have worked with many people, I have yet to meet someone who is truly satisfied with they way they look or feel about themselves.  Read on >>

Recent motivational articles

Bi Polar - What is it and how does it feel like to live with it?

Disassociative Personality Disorder - Do you suffer from it?

SAD - Do you suffer from it?

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Suicide - Recognize the Signs

Post Natal Depression

How to achieve good health and wellbeing!

Depression - How to Recognise the Signs and Overcome it!

Domestic Violence - Who Can You Turn To?

How to cope with Bereavement/Loss

What Life Coaching can do for YOU!

What is the difference between counselling and life coaching?

Is your child a victim of sexual abuse?

Stress - How much does it cost you?

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