So many people are having difficulties getting their child seen by CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services). There are a few things you can try to try to get an appointment more quickly: Why is it taking so long to get an appointment with CAMHS? There are a number of reasons why it canContinue reading “How can I get my child seen faster by CAMHS?”
ARFID, or Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, is an eating disorder that is characterised by a lack of interest in food or a fear of certain foods. People with ARFID may avoid certain foods due to a dislike of their taste, texture, or appearance, or they may fear that certain foods will cause them to chokeContinue reading “What is ARFID?”
Grief can be particularly difficult during the holiday season because it can be a time of intense emotions and memories. Holidays are often a time when people come together with family and friends to celebrate, and the absence of a loved one who has passed away can be particularly poignant during this time. Additionally, theContinue reading “Why is grief worse at Christmas?”
What is EFT? EFT, or Emotional Freedom Techniques, is a form of psychological acupressure that is based on the principles of acupuncture. It involves tapping on specific acupressure points on the body while focusing on a particular issue or emotion. The goal of EFT is to release negative emotions and to restore balance to theContinue reading “What is EFT?”
We all need a bit of time to ourselves or with those we love to just sit back and unwind. Making time to relax is so important and many people don’t have this high on their to do list. Here are 5 things you can fit into your day to help you to switch offContinue reading “Top 5 relaxation tips”
We all suffer from burnout now and again. Things build up and get on top of us and it suddenly feels like you don’t know what to do first, where to start, or even to start at all. Whether you are a parent, have a full time job, family commitments or have suffered a bereavement, or all of the above, burnout can happen at any time to anyone and without warning.
Will counselling work for me?
Counselling is available for everyone but there are a few things to consider. Is it the right time for me to have counselling, have I got the right counsellor, can I make the time needed to really engage in counselling? Is the time right for you? Have you got something either on your mind orContinue reading “Is counselling right for me?”
So many people tell you to increase your exercise routine when you are suffering mentally and for some, getting off the couch to use the bathroom is hard enough so being asked to do some kind of exercise is just too much. I remember thinking “But I feel so exhausted, I can’t possibly do anythingContinue reading “Exercise for Mental Health”
Nathan Filer has written this amazing book which I could not put down. Written about mental health, this book tells personal stories from the perspective of suffers and their loved ones. There are uncomfortable parts and some sections that made me cry, this book really does shine a light on the world of severe mentalContinue reading “This Book will Change Your Mind about Mental Health (book review)”