Workout to help out

Workout to help out

Lockdown in the UK is setting us challenges to keep committed to the ways to wellbeing and other routes to good mental health. Image from www.signals.org.uk Whilst opportunities to connect are largely restricted to online methods, there is great potential to maximise...

Barriers To Listening

Barriers To Listening

Listening. For something that is done every day, I was taken aback by how bad I can be at it. It has made me think that for every person encouraged to speak there needs to be a competent listener. My understanding of the barriers we can all have to listening properly...

Eight Years On

Eight Years On

Post-Christmas 2011, amongst friends watching the darts at my flat, things seemed to have evened out. He was relaxed, laughing with us all and trying to divert the conversation back to cricket. I imagine other people have moments like that where, for perhaps just a...

RecoverMe

RecoverMe

We are currently in the middle of Safer Gambling Week in the UK, a period dedicated to promoting ways to avoid problems in this area. Having seen the text advertising this on Fulham’s shirts in their game against Everton it reminded me of how high the profile of the...

COVID-19 and its impact on our mental health

COVID-19 and its impact on our mental health

2020 has been an extraordinary year so far. The Coronavirus has changed the world and therefore had a significant impact on everyone on the planet. Even if we haven’t contracted the virus and don’t know anyone who has, the way we live and our...

Dealing With The Grief Of Suicide

Dealing With The Grief Of Suicide

I was fortunate enough to have a very good childhood. I had two loving parents, a younger sister and an older brother who were the perfect siblings. I was given the opportunity and platform to thrive. I was lucky to be talented at several sports, having played...

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Workout to help out

Workout to help out

Lockdown in the UK is setting us challenges to keep committed to the ways to wellbeing and other routes to good mental health. Image from www.signals.org.uk Whilst opportunities to connect are largely restricted to online methods, there is great potential to maximise...

Barriers To Listening

Barriers To Listening

Listening. For something that is done every day, I was taken aback by how bad I can be at it. It has made me think that for every person encouraged to speak there needs to be a competent listener. My understanding of the barriers we can all have to listening properly...

Eight Years On

Eight Years On

Post-Christmas 2011, amongst friends watching the darts at my flat, things seemed to have evened out. He was relaxed, laughing with us all and trying to divert the conversation back to cricket. I imagine other people have moments like that where, for perhaps just a...

RecoverMe

RecoverMe

We are currently in the middle of Safer Gambling Week in the UK, a period dedicated to promoting ways to avoid problems in this area. Having seen the text advertising this on Fulham’s shirts in their game against Everton it reminded me of how high the profile of the...

COVID-19 and its impact on our mental health

COVID-19 and its impact on our mental health

2020 has been an extraordinary year so far. The Coronavirus has changed the world and therefore had a significant impact on everyone on the planet. Even if we haven’t contracted the virus and don’t know anyone who has, the way we live and our...

Dealing With The Grief Of Suicide

Dealing With The Grief Of Suicide

I was fortunate enough to have a very good childhood. I had two loving parents, a younger sister and an older brother who were the perfect siblings. I was given the opportunity and platform to thrive. I was lucky to be talented at several sports, having played...