Tips If You Want Cognitive Behavioural Therapy In The UK

CBT-3If you’re one of those many folks in the UK who suffer from anxiety, depression or any other mood disorders, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) can be a good option.

Cognitive behavioural therapy is my opinion much better than normal psychotherapy since it is all about helping a person with their problems and not so much about digging in the past to see what may have caused them.

It is a good form psychological therapy not only if you suffer from anxiety but it can also help you with many other every-day problems, from eating disorders to shyness and low confidence and it may even bring the spark back in your love life!

In the UK, there is just one problem if you want a therapist and you happen to get one from the NHS: You cannot choose the therapist and need to stick with the one they give you. But what can be even worse is that oftentimes you cannot just arrange a suitable schedule with the therapist but need to adapt to their hours and not the other way around.

If you choose a private CBT therapist, this can be much better. Most of the time, you can choose from many different therapists so you can visit the one you like best. You can also more-likely arrange the best hours for a therapy with the therapist, which can be extremely helpful if you have a busy lifestyle.

At London anxiety therapy you can find a private CBT therapist if you happen to be from London or other areas of the UK. There you can also find many helpful resources about cognitive behavioural therapy and how it can help you with your problems.

The Life of a Secret Singer

Here is a nice video I found about the life and work of The Singing Waiters in London. In case you don’t know who the Singing Waiters are, they are an immensely popular surprise entertainment group that is performing all across the United Kingdom and elsewhere. The Singing Waiters from London are so popular that they are usually always booked out, so in case you are thinking about booking them you may want to do this plenty ahead.

If you want to learn more about the singing waiters from London, you may want to check out their blog at www.secret singers.com

 

First Aid Readiness at Sports Events

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Hardly ever is a major sports event happening without the one or the other injury. Fortunately, the majority of sports injuries is minor.

It’s likely that we all at some point witnessed or even experienced for ourselves sports injuries such as strained or swollen muscles, injuries of the tendons or the one or the other scrape of the knees.

Other types of sports injuries can be a lot more serious and will require immediate professional attention to avoid further complications. think about a broken leg at skiing or worse.

And it’s exactly those types of more serious sport injuries where it can be immensely helpful that a good number of those attending know about the proper first aid techniques. The reason for this is that it will almost always take some time for a medical professional to be on the scene. The purpose of first aid is that the best possible help to the injured can be given in those critical minutes.

You may be the head of a professional sports team or you may simply enjoy the occasional ballgame in your free time together with your buddies. No matter what, it can be a good idea to look into the benefits of knowing about first aid.

Why conventional first aid training classes may not be suitable for you

It may well be the case that your local health provider or your community college offers public training courses. The problem with those classes is that they are often more general which makes them rather unsuitable when it comes to sports injuries. for that reason it can be a better option if you get in touch with a local provider that can offer you specialized first aid training classes with a focus on common sports injuries. This way you and your team can learn all that is required to be ready to help in the case of sports injuries and accidents.

What Do You Think Of All those Budget Gyms in London?

What do you think of all those new low-budget fitness gyms that popped up in London recently?
To be honest, I wish those large gym chains like Pure Gym and others wouldn’t buy out many of those other gyms.

fitness-gymI have noticed that the quality and the service of those newer gyms can often be seriously lacking.

To me it seems that all what those budget gyms do is that they want to get as much people in their gyms as possible by luring them with their low prices. But to me it seems there’s always some disadvantage.

They don’t care about friendly service any more and a lot of those fitness studios I noted have very outdated equipment, like they don’t care any longer to get the best machines. I guess it’s you get what you pay for.

What do you think about those large fitness gyms in London?

If you ask me, I have not seen any reason to switch to another gym seeing what’s going on in London right now. I’m still very happy with my favourite gym in Hackney London Fields fitness. I like their trainers which are always friendly and most importantly the know their stuff. I have seen some guys in other studios where it looked to me that those guys are just some students they hired but they didn’t really have any training or whatever qualifications. And for me, knowing that I always can get qualified help when I need it is very important, especially if I am not entirely sure about what routines I should do.

Report: Women Are Better Than Men At Marathon

According to a report over at Runners World, women are better at running marathons than their male counterparts.

The article in the magazine mentions a statistical analysis of marathon splits were they found that women are almost 19 percent better at running during marathons compare to men.

While it has been shown that males are the faster runners, they are considered not the smartest, a treat that plays a role when it comes to extended running times.

A Swedish researcher, Jens Jakob Andersen studied 1,815,091 results from more than 130 marathon runs during the past six years. A previously conducted report that studied marathons in Chicago, Illinois can up with similar results.

The most startling revelation of those studies is that men tend to slow down more in the second half of the run compared to female runners.

The study likewise found that the younger runners, aged 19 and under are amongst the worst performers. Those runners aged between 35 and 39 and 40 and 43 are found to be the best pacers.

A Good School Is Where It All Starts

private-schoolsIf you want to make sure that your children get the best education you cannot start early enough with this!

One of the most important decisions here can be about your children’s school – without a question!

A school with a rather poor education standard can well be THE major obstacle in your children’s life later on.

It can even mean that your children’s chances for a good job can be very limited since employers today may look very closely at your children’s school history.

Unfortunately, if we’re talking about good education, public schools in the UK are not exactly the best option. Public schools suffer from a number of problems that can range from overcrowded classrooms, stressed teachers to often limited extracurricular activities.

There is no way around the fact that a private school can be a much better choice if you want the best for your children. Most of our private schools don’t suffer from those above problems. With less children per class come more dedicated teachers and as a result of this also better grades. For those children who love sports, private schools by and large can offer a lot more as compared to the UK’s public schools.

For parents who see that public schools cannot offer their children the education they deserve there are some good news: Private schools today are not just for the wealthy elite anymore. Several private schools in our nation today are now rather affordable which makes this an attractive alternative for a lot more families.

If you’re looking for a suitable private school for your children I recommend you start here with this list. Make sure you contact your local private schools and compare their offers and costs side-by-side.

History Of The German Christmas Markets

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Bratwurst, hot Glühwein and spicy gingerbread: There is almost no major town in the UK where you wouldn’t find the one or the other German Christmas market going on right now.

But do you know how this German tradition made it here to us in the UK? How is it possible that a German tradition is now an attraction in most of our city centers?

The BBC has a rather interesting article than will shed a light on this!

Let me mention some of the startling things from the article: The Frankfurt Market in Birmingham had almost five million visitors last year! Almost nine million people went to the Manchester’s 300-stall market, which has seen huge growth ever since it started up in 1999 as a small market with a mere 15 stalls.

What is also interesting is that our German Christmas markets are a rather recent thing here in the UK. Twenty years ago those markets were almost non-existent. It was just in the last 15 years that they popped up in many towns where they quickly grew very popular!