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Health & Wellbeing, Mental Health

Food, Mood and Lockdown

Published May 25, 2021 at 12:23 pm

Food, Mood and Lockdown A number of you are telling me that you have gained weight during lockdown, this is understandably impacting on your confidence, particularly now things are opening up. It’s not at all surprising that this is the case as so many of us have used food to ‘keep us going’ during the […]

Gardening…………who needs it?

Published April 26, 2021 at 9:20 am

Gardening has been a life saver for so many of us during lockdown’s, it certainly has for me! I often share with clients and indeed, on social media sites the importance of ‘getting out there’ to improve mood and mental health. As a lot of you will already know I walk every day, this is […]

Making Your Road Map

Published March 4, 2021 at 5:04 pm

Making Your Road Map Many people appear to be heartened by the recent announcement of the government, with regard to their road map that will be a potential plan for the coming months. We all sincerely hope it can go through without a hitch, as we are all beginning to suffer in many ways with […]

Reaching Out During Lockdown

Published February 13, 2021 at 3:11 pm

Reaching Out During Lockdown I am speaking to more and more people who are deeply concerned about their loved one’s mental health during this latest lockdown. So too, are they concerned for their own mental wellbeing as the weeks drag on. Many parents are not only struggling with home schooling, working from home and in […]

Trying to Have a Positive Mindset During Lockdown

Published January 10, 2021 at 12:15 pm

Trying to Have a Positive Mindset During Lockdown I’m speaking to an awful lot of people at the moment who appear to be finding this latest lock down so much more difficult than the first. This of course, is hardly surprising……it is winter! The last one, back in May, happened to be when…. the sun […]

Resilience Building During Covid…..not an easy task!

Published December 15, 2020 at 5:26 pm

I’m currently hearing from parents who are increasingly finding it difficult to manage family life under new ‘home schooling’ conditions. Children are being sent home due to Covid restrictions and are spending a great deal more time at home. Teaching our children to be more resilient in such times is proving very difficult, indeed. Teaching […]

Tips For Boosting Your Winter Wellbeing

Published November 21, 2020 at 5:08 pm

Struggling with what might be ahead of us during this winter? I am speaking to a number of people,  who are struggling with the prospect of Covid being with us indefinitely. Understandably, this is causing them anxiety and stress and severely (in some cases) affecting their mental wellbeing. With this in mind, I thought it […]

Ground Hog Day

Published October 21, 2020 at 2:46 pm

  It looks like for many of us a second lockdown is inevitable. It’s a difficult one to come to terms with and something we’d all rather hoped wouldn’t happen again.  However, it looks like this will be going on for a while to come, so I thought I’d write a blog to try to […]

Just Listen

Published July 27, 2020 at 12:08 pm

Just Listen! I have recently been experiencing probably, the most difficult year of my life to date. I realise that a number of people are also feeling the same due to Covid, of course.  As a result, I have needed the support of my friends, family and colleagues. I am extremely fortunate in that I […]

Mental Well Being Plan

Published May 10, 2020 at 4:38 pm

I am getting speaking to a number of people who are feeling anxious right now, I thought I would write up this simple plan that might help in these worrying times. You may also want to check out my video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2E-hoj1cQk     What will help me to feel safer? Often, we feel safe when […]