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Rethinking Loneliness

Last autumn, the BBC Loneliness Experiment* (a global survey of 55, 000 aged 19 – 99) found that one third of participants often feel lonely, and perhaps surprisingly, it was the 16-24-year old category, along with single parents and women carers who said that they often feel very lonely, findings contrary to what we often … Read more

Tips to get us through those tough moments during the festive season…

We often experience the end of the year as a very busy, full and stressful period with many demands on our time and energy. For many of us, it is also the most emotionally charged time of the year. We sense the spoken and unspoken family expectations in the run-up and during the festive season. … Read more

World Mental Health Day – Make time to look after your own needs

Why self-care is vital to our mental wellbeing   We’re all familiar with the drill: life is okay until that ‘something’ happens… work becomes overwhelming, a family member falls ill, we fall out with someone or we just have lots on and life suddenly feels too much. We then have a realisation and tell ourselves, we … Read more

Reflecting on daily experiences

The power of daily journaling Too often, we’re swept along by the demands of each day with little time or inclination to reflect on how the day has gone – what went well and what didn’t, how we felt and why and if we would we have done anything differently given the opportunity again. When … Read more

What makes you thrive?

Are you surviving or thriving? Mental Health Awareness Week #MHAW17 Surviving or Thriving is the theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week,8-14 May. The theme has deeply resonated with me, spurring me to share a personal perspective of how I feel when I experience life in both modes. In surviving mode, my world feels … Read more

Happy?

We all long for happiness and yet few of us say we are happy – why? Each year, on the occasion of International Day of Happiness (20th March), I like to share my thoughts on ‘happiness’ – a central theme to both my work with clients and my own personal development. For a long time, … Read more

Grow, Share and Care this World Environment Day

By Florence Scialom, Network of Wellbeing “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make” – Jane Goodall We are all interconnected. A person’s wellbeing depends on the wellbeing … Read more

The power of a regular reflection practice

We usually talk about picking up bad habits, but here’s a good habit to pick up – regular reflection… Reflection can be a very empowering process. It can help you to make sense of your day; to come to decisions, to set a course of action; to step away from ‘autopilot’ – your habitual way … Read more

How to be your own best friend 

How about this for a New Year’s resolution – to become your own best friend? The way we treat ourselves is the key to our inner happiness – from which everything else flows. So, what would it mean to be your own best friend? It would mean encouraging and caring for ourselves as we would for … Read more

Resilience – a vital life skill

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Resilience – a vital life skill

People who are more resilient than others think and do things differently Take a moment to consider the statement above and then ask yourself, ‘how do I tend to respond to difficult or challenging times?’ Do you tend to crumble and let your thoughts take you on a downward spiral or are you good at … Read more

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