I have recently been privileged enough to be able to help teenagers understand the impact of their diet on their mental health; how high sugary treats and foods can lead to blood sugar highs and then the inevitable lows. This can exacerbate any anxious tendencies they may already have and therefore, guiding and suggesting alternatives that they enjoy can have wonderful effects.
In 2016, the UK saw a doubling of prescribed anti-depressants in the previous decade. I was part of that statistic. At the end of 2016, I was diagnosed with clinical depression, anxiety from PTSD and had an eating disorder. After explaining the events I had experienced in a short space of time, I was … Continue reading My prescription for Depression
This is a really wonderful article sharing so many ideas that have worked for every day people who struggle with some form of Mental Health. If you or know someone who is suffering, try experimenting with some of these ideas for a couple of weeks and monitor your progress and changes... and hopefully improvements! I am a proud contributer to this article from the magazine Healthista
During the festive period, So how do you keep calm? How can you lower anxiety levels? How can you keep cool while the pressure is heating up? There are the obvious things - lists and plans as well as finding time for a Mindful Minute or two... But did you know, what you eat can also have a profound on your state of mind, of happiness and calm?
Monday Mindful Moments - a series of short guided meditations for people wanting to start their week in a state of calm and with a centred approach.
This is the third recording in a series of Monday Mindful Moments for anyone who would like to start their week with the intention of being calm and centred which will in turn bring focus, productivity, creativity and innovation. These recordings will be between 5 and 10 minutes long and can be used any time … Continue reading Mindful Monday Series – Gratitude