Blog: Disconnected joy

Many of us spend a lot of time online. Often we have q smart phone with us, which is a gateway to pretty much anything we can do online. Even if we aren’t using a smart phone, we could be watching television or listening to music streamed via the Internet. Even the ways we do…

Blog: Exercise Therapy

Hello Everyone I hope everyone is well I have written recently about going through a significant wave of anxiety throughout March, for which I am now still in recovery for. I am at the moment working on improving my coping techniques, as well as looking at new ways to reduce anxiety overall for myself.  I…

Blog: My Anxiety Attack: How it felt.

I don’t see perfect as a concept that can ever be a reality. In life we can achieve happiness in many areas, but sometimes there are other areas that we feel more negative about. Right now, that would probably accurately describe where I am at. Anxiety is an awful feeling.  When it becomes overwhelming, possibly…

Dealing With Difficult Work Relationships

Jobs feel harder than ever, but this popular therapist has some great advice. There is a great article over on Huff Post that gives some hints and tips from Esther Perel. “You are not alone, in other words, if you are feeling stuck at your job or at a dead end with your colleagues and…

MEET THE MOVEMENT AGAINST SUICIDE

I wanted to share an article from the Campaign against living miserably (CALM) newsletter.  Is a powerful read in support of a great cause.  I’d encourage you to check it out over on the CALM website here:  Meet the Movement Against Suicide: Ella’s Story – Campaign Against Living Miserably (thecalmzone.net)​​​​​​​

Blog: Ready for a break

We are once again facing uncertain times, I for one am ready for a break in more ways than one. My mental health isn’t the best at the moment, I find the the run up to Christmas difficult, I lost my dad back in 2014 and I’ve found that I take a “dip” just before…

How To Cope If The Omicron News Has Resurfaced Anxiety, Anger And Despair

Up until a couple of weeks ago, the majority of us had never heard of ‘Omicron’, now it’s all over the news. Personally, I’ve found it quite difficult. Everywhere I look, it’s news about potential further restrictions, tests, booster jabs etc etc. There is a very good article from Huffington Post that covers ‘Things are…

Blog: Grief

This blog was written on 13 November: Be grateful for the people in life who add real value to your existence. People come and go in life. Friends and family grow closer, and also drift apart.  It is a normal process in life. Sometimes we lose people to death. This can be particularly difficult to…

Video: : ‘Do we ever see our role models cry?’

A very thought provoking video over on the BBC about men talking about their mental health. Head over to the video here “A man from Hampshire has set up a group to get men talking, after losing a close friend to suicide. The ManGang was set up by Andy Bishop, whose friend, ‘Sparky’, took his…