Emma Hogg, Pete Brincat, A Life I Choose, Malta, Psychologist, Psychotherapist

How to return to life after lockdown

The past few months have been tough for us all. At the beginning of lockdown, we were in touch with horror stories of what coronavirus was capable of, and now we’re quite suddenly returning to “normal”. This time has been very confusing, and has impacted us emotionally and energetically. Here are some tips for adjusting to the new normal.
*The measurements I mention in this video are the ones that have been given in Malta.

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Emma Hogg, Pete Brincat, A Life I Choose, Malta, Psychologist, Psychotherapist

How to create a routine that supports you to be your most creative

I was invited by Malta Creative Collective to discuss routine and its impact on our creativity. They ask me whether routine is a choice or a necessity, and I explain that while routine is necessary for structure, it’s important that we design routines that support us to be our most creative and how to do this.

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emma hogg, psychotherapist, coach, a life i choose, tired and anxious, coronavirus

Why you’re more tired and anxious than usual and what to do about it

So many of my clients have spoken to me about feeling more tired and experiencing more anxiety than usual. I’ve also felt this way lately. I’ve spoken to other therapists about it, and they’re also in touch with a similar trend.

I want to tell you that if you’re craving more rest, feeling somewhat unmotivated to work, or experiencing some anxious thoughts or symptoms (difficulty sleeping, intrusive unpleasant thoughts, increased heart-rate, shortness of breath), it’s 100% normal.

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