Tag Archives: mental health

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...

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...

Happiness

Posted on : January 23, 2019

All suffering is caused by desire and craving - The Second Nobel Truth, Buddhism There is no need to be a Buddhist to understand this simple truth. There seems to an innate drive in all of us to want more, whether it is nice food, time with loved ones or...

Mindfulness

Posted on : January 23, 2019

Mindfulness What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the action of focusing awareness completely on the present moment. It is about observing and acknowledging current feelings, thoughts, emotions and physical sensations in a calm and almost detached way that in fact allows you to be much more aware and connected to yourself....

Don’t let stress ruin your relationship

Posted on : June 10, 2016

Here is a scenario common in many relationships; both partners work in stressful jobs and then come home to the pressure of being a parent and running a home. This situation can often lead to arguments, intolerable frustration and, finally, splitting up. So what are the main pitfalls to avoid...

Needles, but no drugs …

Posted on : May 24, 2016

In a society where a large number of men struggle with mental illness in silence because they find it hard to express how they are feeling, it’s always nice to see new forms of help. The traditionally considered non-masculine past-time of knitting is gaining popularity with men thanks to celebrity...

I never went to a female suicide

Posted on : May 24, 2016

As we approach mental health week I couldn’t help reflecting on why I became involved in the business of personal wellness. See, I’ve always been interested in physical health and maintained a steady effort over the years to keep a good level of fitness. For many years however, I ignored...

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