Midweek: Blog and Round Up 31 March 2021

I just want to take this opportunity to wish a Happy Easter to those who will be celebrating over the weekend.  To anyone who is not celebrating, I hope you all have a restful and relaxing long weekend, however you are spending the time. I am off work tomorrow (1 April) s. I’m taking some…

Why You Need A ‘Power Hour’ Each Day – And How To Do It

You’re not alone if you feel that every day seems the same right now – but there are things you can do to start your mornings off right. Enter: the ‘Power Hour’. Adrienne Herbert came up with the idea back in January 2017, when she was in a desperate need of a fresh start. In…

‘Be kind to yourself’: experts’ tips on coping with lockdown stress

For many the latest lockdown has been harder to deal with than the previous ones and psychologists are reporting a rise in people experiencing the symptoms of sustained stress similar to burnout at work, including problems with sleep and concentration. However, there are ways to help deal with current uncertainty, and below are a selection of expert…

Blog: Life does not make narrative sense

I am pretty open about some aspects of my wellbeing, although I don’t openly share everything (most people do not either). Its no secret things have been difficult for me as of late, those who are closer to me know a little more about the why. We are all imperfect and unique beings. Life does…

For the guys

Wellbeing, mental health and talking about feelings – for men there is a significant stigma around these topics. By some a man is not viewed as “manly” or masculine enough if they talk or display anything on these topics. I do not believe in manly man stereotype. And believe it or not, not all men…

Blog: 8760

8760.  I want you to think about that number, 8760. The clock keeps ticking, we get older.  Time flies? Not always when we are having fun, but it sure does keep ticking. What is a year… it sounds like a lot, but in reality, a year can pass really quickly. One year 12 months 365…

Blog: A time to reflect

Happy New Year! I hope 2021 brings good health and happiness to you all. Over the Christmas break, I was watching the Gavin and Stacey Christmas special from 2019 with my wife. It triggered a conversation as to how different “our world” was just 12 months ago when we had watched it previously. My initial…

How The Hell To Start Processing The Year That’s Just Been

Here are some therapists’ tips to end the year as best you can. December is usually full of booze, food, parties and festive cheer. But this year there’s an added layer of introspection – reflecting on the year we’ve endured, the year that has, for many of us, pushed us to our absolute limits. As…

End of the year

Hello Everyone I just wanted to take a moment out to thank you all for your support in 2020. We launched on 30 October and the pace of this site has been very fast since this date. I appreciate 2020 has been such a difficult year for so many of us. The ways in which…

Get Active Blog: Christmas

Remaining active is very important to me, and unlike most people around me I do not celebrate Christmas in any signficiant way. Indeed its quite a sad time of year for me personally. I hate how we have Christmas rammed down our throats, be happy and merry or else. I hate this time of year….