When you have experienced a difficult start in life, where you have not been provided with a firm and secure foundation to be nurtured to enable you to develop into a healthyRead More
Mental health is more common than a lot of the population still realise, and with that still remains much stigma. This can prevent people whom are depressed, anxious or feeling distressed in other ways, from reaching out and asking for help. Read More
Over 1.6 million people in the UK are estimated to be affected by an eating disorder. The two most commonly known eating disorders are Bulimia Nervosa and Anorexia Nervosa, this blog will exploreRead More
With the month of April coming to an end and May is nearly now upon us, there is a distinct feeling of Spring being on its way.
Mention the word, Spring, to me, and it conjures up images of lambs in the meadow, sunshine and holidays. Oh yes, definitely holidays!Read More
From last years reports, eight out of ten school leaders stated that fear of academic failure led to an increase in mental health issues around the Sats exam period for primary school aged children.Read More
For many people the Christmas season is full of festive cheer and celebrating, but it affects some people in other, less positive ways. It can be a time of feeling deep sadness, loneliness, regrets and social anxiety.
As our clocks change this weekend, we will start to see the evenings draw closer. The mornings take longer to get lighter also and for many of the population, this has an impact on their mental health. In this blog we will be looking at Seasonal Affective disorder or SAD for short.Read More
Hiding, concealing, covering up, disguising…however you wish to dress it up, I became the master of this, my depression and anxiety. Here’s my story of High Functioning Anxiety. Anything seemed better than actually, being honest to not only other people but most of all to myself, of how I truly felt, and the vast impact it was having on my day to day life.Read More
I had heard about this many years ago when my son was little. He is now eighteen and no longer my little boy but a grown up young man becoming more and more independent as the days go by. I’m talking about my experience of empty nest syndrome.Read More
With it being in the middle of the summer holiday season, I wanted to discuss the problems and some coping methods for stress, anxiety, depression and even relationships during this period.
When you are feeling in a bad place the feelings don’t just disappear because you are spending time by the sea or resting more. Whilst it can be helpful, allowing you to unwind more than usual and having a change of scenery can be very refreshing for the mind, holidays can create new difficulties.Read More