Speaking at Mind’s ‘Mental Health in Elite Sport’ launch, Olympic swimming champion, Adam Peaty, has joined the charity Mind in a call for more mental health support for the Nation’s sporting heroes. He is the current Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European Champion in the 100m breaststroke. He discussed the specific pressures that elite sportsmen and […]
Are you looking for psychological treatment, but not quite sure where to start? With many new types of therapy available, under many umbrellas of psychological services, we’re here to try and offer some light on a somewhat ‘historical split.’ In 2016, the Guardian published an article discussing the many differences between psychoanalysis and Cognitive Behavioural […]
Social media has given a voice to many who have not had an equal platform on traditional media. The rise of Disabled Influencers in recent years has raised the awareness of disabilities, inspiring others and dispelling myths . Joseph Bird, from Solihull in the West Midlands, has cerebral palsy. He has more than 219,000 followers […]
We are now in Winter and many of us feel down at this time of year. However, there is a difference between feeling down because of the weather and experiencing SAD, says Stephen Buckley, from mental health charity Mind. “Many people feel more cheerful and energetic when the sun is shining and the days are […]
For parents of young people with special needs weekends can be overwhelming and exhausting. Without the structure provided by school and clubs during the week, the two free days of the weekend can be tricky for some families. To avoid difficult weekends, it’s important to create a schedule of engaging and fun activities, however, finding […]
“It is estimated that 1 in 6 people in the past week experienced a common mental health problem” (http://content.digital.nhs.uk/catalogue/PUB21748/apms-2014-full-rpt.pdf) October 10th is recognised by the World Health Organisation as World Mental Health Day. – https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/world-mental-health-dayThe theme this year was ‘Mental health in an unequal world’. The Covid pandemic has had an effect on everyone’s mental […]
From 6th – 10th September 2021, Professional Care Workers Week ran for a fourth time, with an aim of shining a light on the excellent work conducted in the social care sector. The platform is organised by the Care Workers Charity and is aimed to provide a virtual space to explore some of the issues […]
Long covid is a condition where people continue to experience symptoms for longer than usual after contracting the covid-19 virus. According to the office of national statistics, more than 1 million people are living with long covid, and it is estimated that 14% of people who catch covid-19 end up with lasting symptoms. The largest […]
We’re going to look at the relationship between what you eat and how you feel.
How can food affect wellbeing?