Are the way you think about gambling and the way you respond to a noise in the night connected? You might be surprised. Scrambling at a noise in the night Our reactions tell us a lot about the thought patterns that have become ingrained over time in our brains. Examining these thought patterns may be one … Continue reading How do you react to a noise in the night?
One of the heart breaking things I've seen working as an intake officer and counsellor at a gambling clinic is coming across the people who called the help line, but just couldn’t bring themselves to come in for that first session. Or those who showed up for the first session, and for whatever reason, dropped out. It … Continue reading Musings of a gambling counsellor
Sit down and take a moment. This is important. Don’t just read through this, rather, take the time to make a mental image of your answers to some of these questions, because you CAN get better and you DESERVE to. Ask yourself. How might life look different if you stopped gambling? What would you do … Continue reading A minute of your time please
Gambling can take a toll not only on your finances but also on your physical and emotional health. How have you been feeling over the last few weeks? Have you been feeling flat? Lacking in energy? Have you been feeling hopeless or helpless? Have you been feeling distant from other people? Do you find that … Continue reading Gambling and depression