Please take a few minutes to watch this Nature and Mental Health video. UK Mental Health Awareness Week, 10-16 May 2021 We all have mental health and it can be easily forgotten until we feel the adverse effects. This year, UK Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, is focussing on nature as a way to help […]
This week the Office for National Statistics published the latest data on personal well-being for the UK. The data measures the reported level of well-being at national and local levels. There’s nothing like a little comparison to gauge our own levels, right? The data focuses on several areas: Life Satisfaction – overall Worthwhileness – things […]
Life is currently complicated while being boiled down to simple issues. Which they are not. If you want to understand the context of the world, its issues and drivers, look to Chatham House. Chatham House is based in London and is a world leading institution on international affairs. In recent years we have all learnt […]
I came across this short Radio 4 piece and it struck a chord. In an age of populism, greater polarity of views, and the divisive tweeting of presidents I feel it worth sharing. Is the culture of character limitation or the use of binary emoticons more akin to a Roman judgement of who lives or […]
The Barn I’m delighted to inform you about the new Talking Therapy rooms loving updated and opened in Lewes. The Barn is a converted historical building dating back to the 12thcentury, and it has been run as a psychotherapy practice for nearly 25 years. Brighton & Hove Psychotherapy acquired the premises in June 2016 and are committed […]
I am one of the millions of people who became emotional over this year’s great British Bake Off! Not only were this year’s contestants the best to date… they were also the most interesting. When it came to the semi-finalists and the finalists I was rooting for everyone. Each person had […]
World Happiness Report 2015 Last week saw the annual publication of the World Happiness Report which was first released in 2012. What is the World Happiness Report The report is issued by the United Nations. This year’s report is being used as a platform for member states to adopt Sustainable Development Goals (i.e. goals which create wider […]
How often are we reminded that it’s changing our mind or perspective about a difficult situation that helps us deal with it? Alot. Here’s a great TED talk given by Kelly McGonigal that puts a fun & refreshing slant on stress; how we can perceive it as well as its physiological and social benefits.
Safe Head Space I am a great believer in giving people space and allowing them time to find their own way and their own solutions. Challenges/Barriers/Solutions There is something about human nature & barriers. Don’t ask me what it is (but I am sure on some level we are designed to constantly overcome tough environments) but I […]
This article today has absolutely blown me away! To find such a direct correlation between thought & speech is incredibly exciting. Needless to say, opportunity abounds.