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5 Ways to Wellbeing  – Connect

The 5 Ways to Wellbeing is a campaign to raise awareness about simple strategies everyone can adopt for improving our overall mental health. Over the next five months, Helping You Sparkle™ is working alongside the Public Health team at Milton Keynes Council, focusing on and promoting the benefits of each of the following topics: Connect …

Grief Counselling for Bereavement and Loss in Milton Keynes

I started my therapeutic career providing bereavement support and working particularly with those bereaved by murder and suicide.   This included supporting clients through the inquest process and attending coroners court. There are many different ways you may recognise you’re grieving. You may find yourself feeling angry one minute and completely lost the next. You …

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day I will not be another flower, picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget. 

Why does your wellness matter? The benefits of seeking help

The research is showing us that at least one in four people will experience a period of poor mental health in their lifetime.  Whilst there continues to be discussion about what causes poor mental health, there is no doubt that receiving the right help works.  Studies have shown that mindfulness, for example, can improve sleep, reduce …

Thought for the Day

Thought for the day Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath, and try again.  For regular, positive mojo straight to your inbox, subscribe to my newsletter. 

Wellbeing and Mental Health

It’s okay not to be okay. When I first started working in mental health, (some 10 years ago now), I worked with women experiencing ante-natal depression – depression during pregnancy.  They’d often start by telling me one of the hardest things was telling family and friends they felt depressed.  Usually, the response they got was along …

Thought for the Day

Thought for the Day Never apologise for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it.  Showing your emotions is a sign of strength – Brigitte Nicole.