TRIGGER WARNING: This post discusses suicide and suicidal ideation. Thomas Truelson details his experiences with the loss of a loved one to suicide, attempted suicide and struggling with mental health. Continue reading My Life: Suicide & Mental Illness by Thomas Truelson Continue reading My Life: Suicide & Mental Illness by Thomas Truelson
Read musician Ian Delaney’s honest account of the effect the pandemic has had on his life from a male perspective, in particular bringing about discussion and debate breaking the stigma and barriers faced around mental health challenges. Continue reading “Why Mental Health Matters to Men” by Ian Delaney Continue reading “Why Mental Health Matters to Men” by Ian Delaney
Counselling (also known as psychotherapy) can be of great benefit in times of crisis and can help with difficulties surrounding relationships, bereavement, addiction or indeed any trauma an individual may find themselves confronted with at any point in life. Read on for reasons to consider counselling. Continue reading 5 Great Reasons to Consider Counselling Continue reading 5 Great Reasons to Consider Counselling
Incorporating gratitude into our lives has enormous benefits. Research has not only shown that expressing gratitude is linked with greater well-being and happiness, but this practice can also improve relationships, physical well-being, self-esteem, and energy levels, to name but a few. Continue reading The Power of Gratitude Continue reading The Power of Gratitude
It is so very difficult to understand grief and all its nuances if we haven’t experienced profound loss ourselves. Liz Gleeson of Shapes of Grief talks about some ways you can support someone who is grieving Continue reading Why we shouldn’t try to fix grief Continue reading Why we shouldn’t try to fix grief
My name is Karen. I’m 44, a psychotherapist, a sociology lecturer, an occasional activist, and a parent. Last April five… Continue reading Fear Fatigue, COVID trauma, and the stories we tell ourselves – Karen’s Story.
2020 has done a number on us. The constant stream of “Breaking News” has been almost enough to break your… Continue reading Recycling Happiness and The Power of Nostalgia
While we are all staying safe by staying at home during the latest Covid-19 restrictions we would like to share… Continue reading Free Online Mental Health Programmes and Workshops for January 2021