Improving our mental, emotional wellbeing begins with learning. When we understand mental health and how it can be impacted, it helps us to support ourselves and others through any wellbeing or mental health problems.
Knowing is the key to unlocking a happier, healthier life – not just for ourselves, but our loved ones, too.
Eat That Frog takes the idea that if the first thing you do each day is eat a frog (important/difficult tasks), then you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that it's probably the worst thing you'll do all day.
“As long as I can remember my mother has been this strong, proud, courageous woman and now all I see is a shadow of who she was. It terrifies me and makes me think about things I wish I didn't have to think about. I'm irritable with my mother, my children and I don't like myself most of the time.”
You may be considering counselling or therapy for the first time and we understand what a daunting process it can be making the first steps to reach out for help.
In simple terms, the menopause is when our hormone levels begin to change and we stop having periods.
As a counsellor I spend time exploring with guys what self-help might look like and especially practical tools that can be used daily.
CBT can be accessed by someone with CPTSD, but this will often depend on where you have tried to access CBT and also on your individual situation.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that looks at how you think about yourself, the world and other people by looking at how your actions affect your thoughts and feelings.
In this blog, Cara Swanston answers an anonymous question on living with OCD.
If you’re self-harming, you don’t have to go through this alone, you can get the right support to improve your wellbeing.
Anxiety is a common condition affecting anyone at any age.
Everyone has moments of feeling down, and for some of us, these feelings are fleeting come-and-go emotions. But for others, this feeling of sadness is more intense than short-lived mood fluctuations.
If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, you might be scared, overwhelmed or confused. But you’re not alone.
Starting a conversation about your mental health can be helpful in getting the support you need to feel better. Whether you’ve been diagnosed with a mental health problem or you don’t feel like yourself, talking to someone can help you feel less alone.
Have you noticed a friend or family member behaving differently? Are they not seeming like their usual self? It might be time to have a conversation with them about their mental health.
Art therapy can help you in many ways. Art therapists, Nina & Erin, explain how.
A good night’s sleep helps us to be at our best during the day. But a bad night’s sleep can make us feel our worst. Here’s how to get better sleep.