SPOTLIGHT ON… Looking After Your Own Mental Health

Posted on : January 22, 2020

Spotlight on…. Looking After Your Own Mental Health Being able to talk to a loved one, friend or colleague about their mental health is really important, but make sure you don't forget about self-care and looking after your own mental health and wellbeing too! Read our top tips below for...

Top Tips For Supporting Someone on Your Team with Mental Ill Health

Posted on : January 22, 2020

Did you know that mental health problems affect one in four people? When people experience a mental health condition, they may feel isolated, ashamed and worthless. They may feel that they have no one to talk to and no one to turn to. Mental health is something that we all...

Embrace JOMO (the Joy of Missing Out)

Posted on : January 17, 2020

Embrace JOMO (The Joy of Missing Out) Thanks to social media, we are now more connected than ever, yet this can actually create feelings of distance and disconnection. Being able to continuously check out where others are checking in, see the latest fads and favourites, and peer at ‘picture-perfect’ poses, the...

(S)elf Care This Christmas

Posted on : December 12, 2019

Christmas can be a chaotic and costly time of year. Here’s three ways to make sure your health is your wealth this Christmas time: It’s About Presence, Not Presents Giving gifts is part of the festive period, but the priority needs to be on you being there to enjoy spending...

Why Fundraising and Volunteering Can Play a Role in Positive Mental Health

Posted on : July 29, 2019

A fantastic way to enhance your happiness is to volunteer, fundraise or be kind to others. Studies show that people who volunteer and help others have fewer symptoms of depression and anxiety. This could be through small unplanned acts, such as a smile, thoughtful gesture or regular volunteering. Scientifically, there...

Mental Health: Another Burden On The Youth

Posted on : July 23, 2019

Guest Blogger Emily Owen, 16, writes about the stress and pressure that teenagers and young people are faced with. Many adults dismiss stress in teenagers as they don’t believe they have anything to stress about just because they don’t pay bills or have a job, but they have more stress...

Weather The Storm

Posted on : June 13, 2019

Living with a mental health condition can have a great impact on your life and of those around you. As well as experiencing long term and overwhelming feelings of sadness, hopelessness and lethargy, symptoms also include physical effects such as pain, appetite change and sleep problems. A mental health condition...

Let’s Put the ‘Men’ in ‘Mental Health’

Posted on : June 11, 2019

Let's Put the 'Men' in 'Mental Health' One in four people experience a mental health condition every year, yet talking about mental health carries a greater stigma than talking about health issues. The facts speak for themselves: 1 in 8 men suffer from a common mental health condition. Suicide is...

Running And Me

Posted on : May 30, 2019

Running and Me It’s nearly the end of May, which means my 10k a day challenge is nearly over!! There have been times when I wasn’t sure I’d make it this far but now it’s nearly over I feel brilliant for sticking with it. I’ve been asked quite a few...

Just Another Magic Monday!

Posted on : May 30, 2019

Just Another Magic Monday! Here are our five tips to make your Monday amazing! Use positive language Being positive has a lot to do with the language that you use. If the language you use is mainly negative, this can have an adverse impact on you and those around you....

Asking for Help with Your Mental Health

Posted on : May 30, 2019

Asking for Help with Your Mental Health Depression can be something that is incredibly hard to talk about, not least for the person who is experiencing this condition. Often, the person with depression is not fully aware of their symptoms. It may have developed over a number of weeks or...

How To Support Someone with Their Mental Health in the Workplace

Posted on : May 30, 2019

How to Support Someone with Their Mental Health at Work Mental Health in the workplace is a hot topic – and why not when research shows that one in four of us will experience a mental health problem this year. That means that it is more than likely that you...

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