Take a minute to talk about suicide

*** THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES SUICIDE *** Hello I’d like to share with you a new campaign by charity CALM (the campaign against living miserably) 125 people die by suicide every week. It can be hard – sometimes impossible – to notice that somebody is having suicidal thoughts. Anybody can feel suicidal. But we can all…

Sleeping in a heatwave

Now that summer has arrived in the UK, it can get pretty hot (well, by British standards). Summer here can also bring heatwaves where the temperature can really high for a short period. Sleep is critical for our health, both physical and mental. The high temperatures of heatwaves can often impact our ability to get…

Blog: Absence

I hope everyone is well. Today would have been my Dad’s 69th birthday. He died four and a half years ago. I always find his birthday difficult to process. It brings the loss and grief back above the surface and feels raw again. Birthdays are often a time to celebrate, but when it comes to…

Welcome to our new site

Hello Everyone I just wanted to welcome you to our brand new site. Our new layout and theme is now live. I’ll be adding more features and tweaking things over the next few days. As ever, please send any feedback to us using he contact page.

The mental health journey for transgendered individuals

I’ve written about the importance of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and it’s link to our wellbeing. Over at IDONTMIND there is an excellent article about the mental health journey of trans people. The article explores the changes that occur internally when someone transitions. This article is available over at the IDONTMIND website. Here is a…

Blog: With Pride

Hello All I hope you are well. I’m now back at work following my holiday, although I am only back for a couple of weeks before I go back on leave. I’m finally taking the holidays that were delayed by the pandemic. My next destination is Palma Nova in Majorca. I’m expecting it to be…

Blog: In a moment like this

Hello All I hope you’re all well. I am at Europa Point, which is the most southerly point of Gibraltar. From here you can see Morocco, Ceuta and Tarifa. Some stunning views from here, as well as the Rock of Gibraltar. I just wanted to take a moment out to take in the view, feel…

Blog: A happy place

  Hello everyone I hope all is well. I am thoroughly enjoying my time in Gibraltar. Om currently on a sun lounger by the gorgeous pool at my apartment building. I am enjoying the downtime here and I’ve even switched off from writing much until now. I do genuinely think of Gibraltar as a happy…

Design Your Day

We offer tips to manage your wellbeing in our training offer to you. There will be things that will work for you and many will not. Wellbeing is not a prescription. It’s important to self care and make time to do your own research when it comes to your wellbeing. This article from huel.com offers…