Anxiety

What a brilliant idea to help those experiencing dementia or other mental health challenges…

– sensory-based, immersive experiences to reconnect you with hidden memories. I read today about a care home in Birmingham where most of the residents have dementia. They have recreated a living, useable street that has the look and feel of the 1950’s. Here is the BBC article. When you get there, all of your senses …

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As we celebrate #WorldEnvironmentDay2019, I have a vital question for you.

The theme for this year’s United Nations Annual 5th June awareness-raising day is Air Pollution, this year being hosted by China. The strains on our EXTERNAL World are well documented. Hopefully with more shifts in awareness, policy and action there will be a possibility of saving this beautiful planet for future generations. But what about …

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What armour do you wear during difficult conversations to avoid showing your vulnerability?

What armour do you wear during difficult conversations to avoid showing your vulnerability? We all do this to varying degrees as a form of self-protection, whether you realise it or not. I’ve learned to see the other person through the filter of compassion if ever I start to feel defensive or notice the focus moving …

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Why is there still such a stigma when mental health issues affect everyone?

Show me a room full of 100 people, and I will show you 100 people who have almost certainly all, at some point in their life, experienced some form of mental health issue. Maybe not a serious issue and maybe not a constant issue, but the likelihood is that you, me and the next person …

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