Entries by Leya

Addiction & Recovery – Family

Tips and coping strategies from week 5 of the Addiction Recovery workshop with therapist Nicki Line. Family Here are a few concepts that may be relevant to some of your experiences.   Differentiation of Self v Fusion Differentiation of self– The ability to be in emotional contact with others yet still remain independent in your […]

Addiction & Recovery – Boundaries

Tips and coping strategies from week 3 of the Addiction Recovery workshop with therapist Nicki Line. Boundaries can be identified in each of the following areas: Physical : What are your boundaries around physical contact? Psychological: What are your boundaries around topics of conversation, personal information being shared, subject matter and things of that nature? Emotional: […]

Addiction & Recovery – Boundaries

Tips and coping strategies from week 2 of the Addiction Recovery workshop with therapist Nicki Line. Quarantine If you are having to stay home during this time, the isolation and idleness can be a trigger for mental health problems.  Here are some ideas of emotion focused coping activities you can engage in during this time […]

Addiction & Recovery – Codependency

Tips and coping strategies from week 1 of the Addiction Recovery workshop with therapist Nicki Line. Codependency: The Drama Triangle   Victim; The stance of the victim is “poor me”. Victims see themselves as victimized or powerless. They can deny responsibility for their negative circumstances and deny possession of the power to change those circumstances. […]

Pineapple Support and Streamate Host Three Day Wellness Event

Streamate and Pineapple Support to host a three day wellness event to help alleviate stress and anxiety caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The event held on 18-20th of May, offers anyone in the industry the opportunity to schedule a free, 30 minute, one-on-one guided meditation session with Pineapple Support therapist, Ingrid d’Aquin. During the consultations  […]

Pineapple Support, Team Skeet Launch Art Contest Promoting Mental Health

Pineapple Support is launching an art competition with TeamSkeet to highlight how art and other mindful activities can help to reduce stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 outbreak. The competition calls for anyone in the industry to create any form of art — featuring pineapples — before May 31. The winner will be chosen by […]

Keeping A Healthy Diet While in Lockdown

As the lockdown continues, our anxiety levels are starting to rise, and it is all too easy to ease those feelings by snacking on comfort foods, but emotional eating can be detrimental to both your physical and mental health. These uncertain times are scary and I am certainly not saying that now is a good […]

Learn Something New During Isolation

After 5 years of living in Spain, during lockdown I have decided it is about time I learned Spanish. So, Rosetta Stone has been downloaded and over the past 4.5 weeks I have managed to take three classes. Not impressive in the slightest, but I am not beating myself up about it. Why? Because 1) […]