The 10th of October marks World Suicide Prevention Day organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Even in 2021, talking about suicide is hard and there is a lot of stigma and misinformation around it. So even though every day should be a suicide prevention day, on the 10th of October we unite to move the conversations and education on the topic a step forward. So what can we …
This episode of the #OxfordMentalHealth video series on YouTube features a fantastic conversation about mindfulness and gardening. It is a lovely watch to top up our understanding of the impact of nature on our mental health.
This is a fantastic quick introduction to the mental health of young people. It was published by the NHS Education for England to educate people on how to support young people’s mental health.
Zoom Mindful Meetings Checklist can help you plan a meeting or decide if you need it in the first place
I have recently attended an interesting presentation about narrative therapy which inspired me today to share a few helpful questions we can use in therapy, but also in coaching, to help clients develop alternative solutions and storylines. Here there are
What could we learn from listening to the voice of our intuition?
This is a fantastic explanation of how the stories we tell ourselves need exploring and reframing to a more compassionate, self-caring and self-valuing perspective. This process can help us say a healthy “no”. Check it out:
According to the University of Derby course on the topic, nature connectedness (the feeling of being mentally, emotionally connected with nature) can improve our wellbeing. What this means is that at times when our access to the outdoors is limited, we can practice that sense of connection with nature at home. Here are my five top tips on how to do that.
“The Wisdom of Trauma” documentary featuring the life, work and impact of the work of Dr Gabor Maté, a significant voice in trauma and addiction therapy, is currently available for preview online for a small donation (until this Thursday).
Last month I wrote a piece for Voxel Hub about dealing with individual trauma at a time of collective trauma, and I’m really grateful for the number of comments and positive feedback I received across social media as a result. It clearly resonated and demonstrated how common it has been to struggle with personal crises and perspective through the pandemic. A comment from a friend that particularly struck me read: “Last year …