September 6, 2022

Mental Health

Self-care throughout December

Whilst traditionally December is seen to be the most wonderful time of the year, it can for some, be an overwhelming and very difficult period.

Mental Health

The power of the pen

According to a study, people can have at least 6,000 thoughts in one day. These thoughts can consist of hopes, fears and everyday tasks. It

Phobias

Are you afraid of clowns?

The fear of clowns (Coulrophobia) can be debilitating in many ways and can cause people to avoid situations where they fear one may appear. But

Phobias

Do you fear going to the dentist?

Are you enduring toothache or any other dental issue due to your fear of going to the dentist? Well, you are not alone! According to

Trauma

He said it was our secret

(⚠️ Trigger warning! This story is one of our service user’s experience as a child and contains extracts referring to childhood sexual abuse). As children

Mental Health

Is it really rejection?

Everyone experiences what feels like rejection at some time in their lives. Maybe you didn’t get that job you wanted, or you have been made

Panic

What a panic attack feels like

Imagine feeling the most wretched, the most poorly and in the most pain that you think you can bear… Top that off with sweating, vomiting

Mental Health

Unwanted thoughts

Unwanted thoughts can present themselves unexpectedly and in a repetitive manner, causing you to obsess about them. They may include reminders of a painful upsetting

Anxiety

Back-to-school anxiety

Every September, the new school term can bring about mixed feelings for students and parents alike. Whether it’s the first day at primary school, the

Mental Health

Post-Holiday Blues

There is often a countdown and period of preparation before a holiday. The build-up to going away is often busy and exciting. Unfortunately, when you