Action for Happiness session: How Therapy Helps

The following session may be of interest. It is run by ‘Action for Happiness’ and not affiliated with Better Days Wellbeing: Join therapist Lori Gottlieb to learn how to uncover your blind spots, change your stories and transform your life. Book Your Place How Therapy Helps – Lori GottliebWed, 27 July 2022 – Online via…

Blog: Covid day one

I returned from my Majorca in the early hours of this morning. The temperature for my entire stay was very high, 39c some days. This meant I have had dehydration issues at times. This morning when I got home, I felt dehydrated, from travelling. When I fly, I still do a covid test before and…

Blog: Change never stops

Happy Friday I hope everyone is well. The heatwave has continued all week here in Palmanova, Majorca. I have therefore spent most of the time by the pool to try and keep cool. As I mentioned in my last post, I have been doing a lot of thinking and forming plans in my head for…

Blog: No control

Hello everyone I hope all is well. I’m over in Majorca for a holiday in the sun. There has been an unseasonably warm heatwave here. I expected temperatures In the region of 30c, However the temperature has been more like 39 degrees. This has considerably changed all of my plans for this holiday, I’ve pretty…

How to Write an achievable To-Do List

I make to do lists, both in work and at home. It helps me keep some focus and, at least for me, a good way to manage my anxiety. But, is your to do list effective or even manageable? It might be that the list has unrealistic timescales to get stuff done. Head over to…

Extreme sitting – a new escapism?

I often talk about how I practice escapism on a regular basis. It often comes in the literal sense of getting away from work or home to another place, to give my mind and body a change of location. I’m about to practice this as a holiday to Majorca. Other forms of escapism are to…

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.