Blog: I’ve got the blues

January can be a time when people might struggle with their wellbeing. We can feel “blue” at any time of the year. What triggers low mood, or other mental ill health conditions will be down to the individual. There is no one-size-fits-all treatment for managing mental ill health. Self awareness can be one of our…

Blue Monday is a lie

You will often hear today referred to as Blue Monday, which is supposedly the most depressing day of the year. In fact, there is no scientific basis for this, its an absolute sham.  Blue Monday was actually conceived in 2005, by a travel company (Sky Travel).  This depressing day, is actually a marketing campaign from…

Start with Strength and Stability

‘Cardio may get you fit but to stay off the bench, you need strength and stability’. As we head into 2023, you may have personal fitness goals. This article from Fatherly, gives us some isometric exercises to prevent injury and get stronger: https://www.fatherly.com/health/isometric-exercises-to-prevent-injury?utm_source=Mindful%20Monday%20Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monthly%20%2F%20November%202022%20%2801GJZ281FT8G6WKZBCNJ60XDYD%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gRm7jEdVFpdiOyx6j0XvLJMfug4-Nmsbvf98aiCv_J6M1AMByXiJuejBzEmNAyrU.KhZBMb

Christmas Wellbeing

Happy Christmas to those celebrating, to those not celebrating, I hope you enjoy the long weekend. The festive period can be a time of joy and spending time with loved ones but it can also be a stressful and lonely time. Therefore it’s important to look after your own mental health and wellbeing. The team…

Habits Of The Calmest People

Hello everyone, a quick post from me today. I just wanted to share a great article from Alex Mathers covering habits of those that ‘choose calm’. There’s much for us to take into account. Enjoy: https://www.alexmathers.net/blog/the-8-fundamental-habits-of-the-calmest-people?utm_source=Mindful%20Monday%20Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monthly%20%2F%20November%202022%20%2801GJZ281FT8G6WKZBCNJ60XDYD%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gRm7jEdVFpdiOyx6j0XvLJMfug4-Nmsbvf98aiCv_J6M1AMByXiJuejBzEmNAyrU.KhZBMb

The Epidemic Of Male Loneliness

According to a 2019 survey, nearly 1 in 5 men felt like they had no close friends. This fantastic article from Mind Journal gives some great advice and guidance: https://www.mindjournals.com/blogs/read/lonely-man?utm_source=Mindful%20Monday%20Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monthly%20%2F%20November%202022%20%2801GJZ281FT8G6WKZBCNJ60XDYD%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gRm7jEdVFpdiOyx6j0XvLJMfug4-Nmsbvf98aiCv_J6M1AMByXiJuejBzEmNAyrU.KhZBMb&currency=AED Please feel free to also reach out to James or I via the contact us page. You’ve got this.

Boost Your Mood

We all have times whereby we need a positive to boost a low mood. Our mental health is just as important as our physical health, so it’s vital that we do what we can to take care of it. The following article from Mr Porter gives us many ways that we can give ourselves a…

Pets and your Wellbeing

Pets have always been part of my life. We’ve had many animals that have all been part of the family. We recently moved overseas and out of the blue we got asked if we wanted to take in a tortoise. Of course we had to accept. NiH states that interacting with animals has been shown…

Change, Grief and You

Change affects us all. It can be daunting. It can impact us in a similar way to grief. The Change Curve is based on a model originally developed in the 1960s by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross to explain the grieving process. Since then it has been widely utilised as a method of helping people understand their reactions…