Understanding sexual identity

In today's daily changing world, sexual identity is a topic of profound importance. As we continue to strive for greater inclusivity and understanding, it's essential to understand the nuances and complexities that define who we are in terms of our sexuality. For many, their gender identity corresponds to the sex they were registered at birth. For others, it does not. [...]

June 30th, 2024|

Mental health – what exactly does it mean?

It’s a term that we hear or read very often and aware that it’s to do with our mental state, rather than physical, BUT what does it actually refer to? According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), mental health is described as ‘a state of wellbeing in which the individual realises his or her abilities, can cope with the normal [...]

May 31st, 2024|


Mind defines depression as ‘Depression is a low mood that lasts for a long time, and affects your everyday life.’ Most people go through periods of feeling down from time to time, however, when you’re depressed you persistently feel sad for more than just a few days. It is a low mood that impacts your daily life. In its mildest form, [...]

May 31st, 2024|


Mindfulness – what is it, how can it help and when to implement it? It’s a buzz word that you have undoubtedly heard over the past few years, but what exactly does it mean? defines mindfulness as ‘ the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive [...]

May 31st, 2024|


Definition – noun 1. a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome.”he felt a surge of anxiety” [] What is anxiety? Your heart rate increases, you feel on full alert and your body tenses up – does that sound familiar? Anxiety is how we feel when we are worried, tense or afraid. Triggers for these things [...]

May 31st, 2024|

World Mental Health Day 2022

World Mental Health Day takes place annually, on the 10 October. It was first recognised in 1992, by the World Federation for Mental Health. This organisation is a global mental health community, with members and contacts from more than 150 countries. In parallel with this, the Mental Health Foundation has been campaigning for the past 70 years, in order to [...]

May 31st, 2024|
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