Burnout doesn’t just happen to us. It builds gradually – we ignore the early signs, keep pushing through until our body and mind can’t handle it anymore. Burnout is the consequence of continued exposure to stress which result in physical and mental exhaustion. Now, stress isn’t always bad for us. We need some stress andContinue reading “The 7 Stages of Burnout”
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It’s Not the Journey or the Destination… It’s the People…
American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson was quoted as saying “It’s the not the destination, It’s the journey” and over the years this has a been a useful reminder that the pathway to our goals is where we should be focussing our energy, celebrating and appreciating each step along the way. Recently I’ve been thinking aboutContinue reading “It’s Not the Journey or the Destination… It’s the People…“
Wearing a Mask
Wearing a mask become the new normal for us over the last few years, but when we refer to wearing a mask, we’re not always referring to the physical mask worn as a protection from Potential physical illness, but the metaphorical mask worn when someone is experiencing emotional distress.
Focus… What is it? Something that is easy to do? Something that just happens? Something that we can lose as easily as we can gain? We are often told to focus more on things but it’s not as easy as just focussing on that one thing when we have so much going on in ourContinue reading “Building Focus”
There is no doubting that people have become more aware of mental health over the past few years and whilst raising awareness will always be necessary, lifesaving and hugely important, we also need to start taking action to protect our mental health and implementing preventative measures. Performance Coach and positive psychologist Tabby Kerwin looks atContinue reading “Emotional Fitness”
There’s no shame in crying…
Crying is so important, yet we are so scared to cry in public or allow others to cry, opting to say “don’t cry” instead. Read on to find out why crying is good for you.
The fear of FEAR!
FEAR can be crippling. It can stop us achieving our full potential, it can stop us still in our tracks. FEAR has the ability to determine whether we fail or succeed. It holds the keys to our destiny and seems to control us in a way that is unbeatable.
But is FEAR actually real, or just a belief in our own minds?
Take Action to Support Young People
Developed by the National Centre for Suicide Prevention, SFA Lite gives participants practical skills to prevent someone dying by suicide. About this event Suicide First Aid Lite with Young People Most people thinking of suicide do not want their lives to end, they want the pain to stop, therefore…. Most people thinking about suicide letContinue reading “Take Action to Support Young People”
Creating Hope Through Action
It’s difficult to talk about, we don’t like to talk about it, but it’s so important to talk about.
What is it? The answer is suicide.
Why is it important to talk about? Because it is, in many cases, a preventable death.
10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day and in 2021 the theme is ‘Creating Hope Through Action’