Guest Blog Post

Guest Blog Post

This week’s blog is a from Jane from the Salus Foundation, a local charity focusing on supporting the well-being of individuals living with fatigue conditions. Rhythms and patterns Previously as a secondary school teacher of PE and French my life would be full of...
Keeping your mind and body active

Keeping your mind and body active

Keeping your body and mind active I find personally keeping my body and mind active a difficult task.  I struggle with willpower and structure to keep a fitness or meditation regime going.  With lockdown this is more difficult so I’m trying to find new ways of...
Working From Home

Working From Home

One of our new volunteers Shaheen.E. has written a blog about joining our volunteer ‘work from home ‘squad and is part of the Social Isolation Project. Let’s see what Shaheen has to say: I would like to start by saying the project so far has been positive and...
A Real Life Mental Health Story

A Real Life Mental Health Story

A real-life story from someone who has volunteered to write a feel good story for us. How hospitals have an effect on mental health, empathy, kindness and emotional anguish.  Kaz* tells us a story that can make you feel both emotional and also evoke good feelings...
Socially Distant Doesn’t Mean Emotionally Distant

Socially Distant Doesn’t Mean Emotionally Distant

Depending on your own experiences, personality, values, physical, and mental health needs, social distancing can feel different for each individual. My own social life in ‘normal pre-covid times’ is complex, a childhood of being shy to a point where I could physically...