Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: anxiety

How to stress-proof your life

How to stress-proof your life

There are sure fire ways to stress-proof your life. While it’s impossible to never feel stressed, there are ways to manage stress and to reduce it’s impact. The more stress we can avoid the better. Cross that bridge when you get to it In other […]

A personal story of depression

A personal story of depression

My story-   We’re all familiar with harrowing portrayals of Victorian lunatic asylums, I’m just lucky they’re a thing of the past. My Great grandmother wasn’t quite so lucky.  In 1920’s my maternal Great grandmother, was detained in an asylum with what today we would call Post Natal depression. Back then it was […]

Am I neurotic?

Am I neurotic?

Are you a neurot? Okay, I made that word up but it sounds fitting… Many people ask themselves, “Am I neurotic?” but many don’t know what defines neuroticism. Neurotic people tend to be quite highly strung. They tend to be emotional, more up and down […]

How we create our own stress

How we create our own stress

We create our own stress more than we realise. Life is inherently stressful, there is nothing we can do about the external events, in that we can’t stop them. Debt, poverty, cruelty…there is a lot of injustice in the world and acceptance of this can […]

Mental health first aid

Mental health first aid

Mental health first aid is all about helping people understand the basics of mental health – how to spot early warning signs, how to respond and how to support someone with mental health issues. Mental health first aid offers information on how to prevent a […]

Four-Footed Healers Support the Team

Four-Footed Healers Support the Team

Isolation is a natural reaction to depression and grief. If you’re in the depths of depression, it can be hard to pick up the phone and call a friend. If you’ve lost of a loved one, lost your good health, or lost a relationship, you […]

Depression and my life

Depression and my life

I wanted to share this story of depression and my life. I want others to know that they aren’t alone. Maybe you will relate to some of the things I write in this post. I thought I was fine, I thought I was coping but […]

Financial insecurity contributing to poor mental health for UK workers

Financial insecurity contributing to poor mental health for UK workers

* A quarter of employees are struggling to make ends meet, less than half are satisfied with their current financial situation * Two-thirds say mental health and wellbeing affected by personal job security (66%) * 90% of young people say their mental health is affected […]