5 Tips to Coping at Christmas

5 Tips to Coping at Christmas

Here are 5 suggestions for ways to deal with the holiday period: Avoid unhelpful social comparisons Comparing ourselves with other people can have a big effect on how we feel. Sometimes this can be a good thing – motivating us to do better, when we think we can...
#WorldHelloDay

#WorldHelloDay

Today is #WorldHelloDay.. We see hashtags like this almost daily and some are here to raise awareness, for me personally, I see this hashtag as a really important and meaningful one that can help people talk and open up about their mental health, by using the excuse...
Your Mental Health Coming Up To Christmas

Your Mental Health Coming Up To Christmas

Christmas can be a challenging time of year for our stress levels and it’s even harder for those of us who struggle with mental ill-health. Leaving all your preparations for Christmas until the last minute can cause unnecessary stress, but planning ahead can...
Feeling SAD..

Feeling SAD..

It’s that time of year when some of you may feel SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) it affects one in 15 people in the UK. SAD can be at its worst during December, January and February. For some people, SAD is so disabling that they cannot function in winter without...
World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2018

World Mental Health Day – 10th October 2018

This year’s theme is ‘Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World’ The early years of adulthood are a time of life when many changes occur, for example changing schools, leaving home, and starting university or a new job. For many people,...