The Stress Bucket

The Stress Bucket

Mental health awareness as a theme has been dominated by reacting to illness. The moves made to normalise experiences of ill health and campaign for better treatment need to continue but also be joined by some more proactive interventions. If we are to be truly aware...
The Stress Bucket

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...
The Stress Bucket

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...
Spending Less & Living More

Spending Less & Living More

On the 23 March, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made an address to the nation that was going to dramatically change our lives. We were instructed to only leave our house for essential shopping trips, for one form of exercise per day, to collect medication, or to...