What’s in a breath? The simple science of breathing and mental wellness27 January 2022
Blue Monday, SAD and tackling winter blues17 January 2022
Blue Monday is the third Monday in January and widely recognised as the 'most depressing day of the year'. A mix of low finances and low mood after the Christmas period, grey weather and lack of motivation mean many people experience symptoms similar to that of seasonal affective disorder, but is there something really in this day?
Don't start 2022 thinking 'New Year, new me'07 January 2022
Looking after your mental health this Christmas22 December 2021
Christmas doesn't mean a happy, festive time is guaranteed for everyone. In fact, the Christmas period frequently sees the most people accessing acute mental health care. This paired with the threat of another Covid variant, means many people will likely struggle this year, but there is support available if it's needed.
What if treating trauma in the body could in turn treat the mind?17 December 2021
Ideas around how we might treat trauma are almost as complex and varied as the presentations of trauma itself. From EMDR, somatic psychotherapy, to trauma informed yoga, slowly we are learning the symptoms of trauma are formed by a much more integrated relationship between body and mind: how might this work in treatment?