Just a few weeks after a horrific incident on Westminster Bridge in London, this week on Monday 22nd of May we faced further sadness when a bomb went off just after Ariana Grande’s concert at the Manchester Arena. Whilst all terror attacks are horrific and saddening, this one is particularly heartbreaking as this seems to be affecting our younger generation moreso when they hear of the children and teens (particularly) who were caught in this terror or who are still missing. Continue reading “Relaxing Fearful Perspectives of Terror in the World” »
Resident guest author Tim, shares this thought provoking piece.
I was searching for a title for this. I had in mind ‘The unpleasant categorisation of people into boxes by idiots‘ but there’s something wrong with that.
You’ve been put into boxes by other people all your life:
- You’re a very naughty little girl.
- You’re a very rude boy.
Continue reading “Putting the Milk into the Teapot” »
Our guest, Gemma Luton shares her thoughts and considerations with regard to embarking upon a relationship if you, or your potential partner, lives with a mental health issue or illness. Continue reading “Relationships and Mental Health Issues – Be Yourself, Be Prepared” »
Typically, many of us will experience single, or multiple, traumatic events at some stage in our lifetime. Our guest author gives succinct insight into what trauma is, the effects of trauma and the options for treating it.
Resident guest author Tim, shares this wonderful piece with us about hindsight. Do you suffer from hindsight?
I suffer from hindsight.
I suffer from the amazing clarity of knowing what I ought to have done, what I might have done differently, what would have happened if only they had acted in a certain way and how happy, contented, well respected, wealthy I could have been. Continue reading “Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda” »
Guest author Sarah Cummings, shares her insight on the causes and symptoms as well as her 5 tips on how to fall asleep when anxiety gets in the way. Continue reading “5 Tips to Stop Anxiety When Falling Asleep” »
As featured on Psychreg – Let’s talk about behaviour, this is an excerpt from my article (The ‘Fatal Flaw’ Found in Adulthood) discussing emotions, CEN and trauma. Continue reading “The ‘Fatal Flaw’ Found in Adulthood – Excerpt” »
We welcome back, guest author, Alice Porter who shares her thoughts on what to look out for in spotting the signs of mental health issues in our elderly and how we can help them to improve their mental health. Continue reading “Mental Health and the Elderly” »
Resident guest author, Tim, gives his unique perspective on our differences, commonality and the importance of community. Continue reading “What do I need from a community?” »
A great infographic from Lifehack highlighting 40 ‘little things’ you can do to help you relax. Sometimes the simplest of things can a make BIG difference to how we feel! My five favourites are going for a walk (with Arthur, my rescue dog), attending yoga, taking a soak, meditating and watching a movie. What are your top 5?