It would be nice to think that as life returns to usual, that all the mental health and wellbeing worries would just slip away. If only we could file the problems in a sealed box that read “Pandemic – melt down. Never to be opened again”, but sadly, that’s just
Well we’re slowly getting better at talking about mental health and wellbeing. It’s acknowledged that 1 in 4 of us will suffer from some sort of mental ill health and we realise how easily our lives can become impacted by its effects either personally, or because someone we care about
I don’t know about you, but to me it feels like no sooner is Christmas behind us than the shops become a sea of red and pink in anticipation of Valentine’s Day. Long before 14 February arrives the shelves are heaving under the weight of anything and everything heart shaped.
If you’ve had more than your fair share of sleepless nights this year, you’re not alone. The first lockdown increased the number of Britons suffering from sleep deprivation, from one in six, to one in four of us having less than the required amount of hours needed for restful, restorative
Tomorrow (Wednesday 4 November 2020) is National Stress Awareness Day, so we asked Shannon Humphrey, a First Aid for Mental Health Instructor and wellbeing advocate to give us some pointers on how to cope with stress: Stress isn’t just a word, it’s a feeling. It can be a knot in
Anxiety is the most commonly recognised mental health condition. It affects 1 in 6 people in the UK. There are various types of anxiety and reasons why they develop. One of the main triggers of anxiety is the crippling fear of a future event. The idea of something bad, humiliating,
Tomorrow (10 September 2020) is World Suicide Prevention Day so we invited Shannon Humphrey, a Mental Health First Aid Instructor with www.pathwaysforpositivity.com to explain how we can help. Worryingly, most people are touched by suicide at some point in their lives. A family member, partner, spouse, colleague or passing acquaintance.