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Mental Health Awareness Week – Useful Links

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week – feel free to share this image to show your support and keep the conversation going.  Not all wounds are visible – it’s ok to say you’re not ok. For tips on managing anxiety during COVID-19, and beyond, click here.  There is also an article about grief, loss and COVID-19 …

Monday Mojo – Be Your Own Beauty

How do you define beauty? Perhaps it’s a sunrise. A piece of music. The face of a loved one. All of these things might help us understand what beauty means.  But let’s be honest, there are days when we just don’t feel beautiful. It’s in these moments when we’re feeling awful, or worrying about our weight, our …

Monday Mojo – Meet Yourself

How well do you know yourself? I’m talking about what you love, and what you need. What lights a spark inside you. What tickles your fancy. What gets your motor running. We often shy away from doing what we like. We don’t rock the boat. We put others needs first. We go with the flow. …

Monday Mojo – Celebrate the Win

Monday Mojo – Celebrate the Win When was the last time you celebrated your own success? We generally don’t, and probably because it feels a bit…weird. To blow our own trumpet. To sing our own praises. To jump on the joy bandwagon. Self-praise feels unnatural, so we shy away from it. We feel like we …

Monday Mojo – Mind The Gap

Monday Mojo – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Mind The Gap. Do you think of life as a journey? We plan our ideal route. Navigate twists and turns. And before we know it, we’re there. Sometimes though, the destination isn’t what we had in mind. We find ourselves somewhere, without being really sure how …

Monday Mojo – Be Here

Monday Mojo – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Be Here How often do you find yourself lost in thought? According to Harvard University, we spend 47% of our day wandering off in to the past or present. The mind, it would seem (the big old pin-ball machine that it is), is hardly ever focused …

Monday Mojo – Release Control

Monday Mojo – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Release Control Have you ever tried to force something? I’m referring to the times when you pushed, and pushed, and pushed for the outcome you felt you needed. Sometimes it works, and it’s powerful. It’s important to show people what we’re passionate about. If it hadn’t have …

Monday Mojo – Breathe Through It

Monday Mojo – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Breathe through it Are you feeling the love? February is usually seen as the month of romance, where suddenly everything in the shops is red, pink or heart-shaped. If you’re feeling nurtured, nourished and appreciated then you might join in the joyful hype of celebrating Cupid …

It’s Time to Talk

Time to Talk Day is on 1 February 2018. Wherever you are, you can talk about mental health. As a Time to Change Champion I work hard to raise awareness of mental health. So it’s important to know that if a person is struggling they probably won’t call even their closest friend – they don’t …

Monday Mojo – Nourish Yourself

Monday Mojo – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Nourish Yourself Do you punish yourself or nourish yourself? When we set goals, it creates pressure to get them done, especially if we’ve told people before we’ve even started. Which is why, if we don’t then see them through, we feel like we’ve failed. And if …