World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

Thursday 10th September was World Suicide Prevention Day 2020, a day each year where organisations from around the world come together to raise awareness of suicide and how we can work together to reduce the number of people who die by suicide. We were joined by some...
Adjusting to the New Normal

Adjusting to the New Normal

Check out this panel interview organised by the Women’s Organisation about adjusting back to the new normal. I share the ‘stage’ with Shazney Spence and Kimberley Robinson. The password is NewNormal1!
Mental Health and Wellness Tips for Lock Down

Mental Health and Wellness Tips for Lock Down

Stick to a routine.  Go to sleep and wake up at a reasonable time, write a schedule that is varied and includes time for work as well as self-care.   Dress for the social life you want, not the social life you have.  Get showered and dressed in comfortable...
How lockdown leads to a rise in domestic abuse

How lockdown leads to a rise in domestic abuse

Alison Blackler, founder of  Wirral-based 2minds worked for the NHS for several years supporting survivors of domestic abuse, and says the coronavirus lockdown has led to a rise in cases – but there is help available. Restrictions of the coronavirus lockdown is likely...
The huge task of managing your emotions

The huge task of managing your emotions

It’s week now week 5 of the Coronavirus lockdown. This current situation with the uncertainty, the pressure and the lack of control will have a huge impact on our emotions. While these are completely normal to the threat that exists, it is good to some...