Bullying can have a massive impact on us: our self-esteem, self-worth, anxiety, sleep, relationships, depression and so much more. In extreme cases it can lead to suicide. Bullying doesn’t just happen to children, it can happen to adults – by partners, work colleagues and online. Stats say that 1 in 5 children are the victims […]
A common cause of stress is not having a work-life balance! Firstly, what does a good work-life balance look like?
– Meeting your deadlines at work while still having time for friends and hobbies
– Having enough time to sleep properly and eat well
– Not worrying about work when you’re at home
Before I trained to become a hypnotherapist, I had preconceived ideas of what a hypnotherapist was, and I get asked many questions about misconceptions. So, let’s put some of the myths to bed. Myth one: Can I get you to cluck like a chicken? A common misconception is that while under Hypnosis, you can be made […]
The first question is what is loneliness? It is in our biology to feel lonely, a normal human emotion as we are wired to connect with others and have social interactions. Loneliness is the feeling when you need more. However, you can also be lonely while surrounded by others. The reality is not just the quantity of interactions we have but the quality of them.
The answer to the questions is still YES, however first what is the definition of stigma?
Stigma, as defined by the Cambridge Dictionary, is a strong feeling of disapproval that most people in a society have about something, especially when it is unfair.
A stigma tends to come from miseducation or misinformation.
As the season changes, the nights draw in and the days get shorter it has a massive effect on some people’s mental wellbeing. SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder so what is it?
SAD is also known as ‘winter depression because the symptoms are usually more severe during winter. Some people with SAD may have symptoms during the summer and feel better during the winter.
4-6% of people suffer from SAD. Women are 10% more likely to suffer from SAD than men.
First, we need to understand what the word Grief stands for. ‘Grief is the response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or a living thing that has died, to which a bond or affection was formed. Although conventionally focused on the emotional response to loss, Grief also has physical, cognitive, behavioural, social, cultural, spiritual, and philosophical dimensions’
Let’s talk about men’s mental health, firstly, some STATS.
1 in 4 people experience mental health issues each year
At any given time, 1 in 6 working-age adults have symptoms associated with mental ill health. 1 in 5 are women, 1-8 are men.
Mental illness is the second-largest source of burden of disease in England. Mental illnesses are more common, long-lasting, and impactful than other health conditions.