Tag: mental health

My Mental Health Journey – Hannah Roper, Bath Mind.

Meet Hannah Roper, Head of Business Development for mental health charity, Bath Mind. In this post, Hannah will share her mental health journey with you – a reminder that you are not alone. And an essential comforter that the faces behind mental health charities like Bath Mind, have had their experience of mental health struggles.

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7 Coping Mechanisms for Preventing and Coping With Anxiety

Around 3 million people in the UK have an anxiety disorder, according to Anxiety UK. Like all things, we all have our good and bad days. A lesson I’ve learnt along the way is to implement certain elements into my day-to-day to manage and prevent anxiety. In this post, I will be sharing those things

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Mental Health Remains Ignored In The Workplace.

Gwen Jones explores poor and unsupported mental health in the working environment. Racking my brains for a physical health reason that could justify not going into work seemed natural two years ago whilst battling a bout of depression and anxiety. My brain struggled to swing my legs out of bed and get up, let alone

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Let's Talk: Poor Mental Health Despite a "Perfect" Life

A myth we’re all guilty of believing when it comes to mental health is that a “perfect” and happy life eliminates times of despair. Because, despite having everything you ever wanted, you can still have a hard time mentally and that is completely okay. Described perfectly by Head of Fundraising, Hannah Roper at Bath Mind,

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How To Channel Your Anxiety

***DISCLAIMER: I am in no way an expert/professional on this topic. I simply speak from personal experience and research carried out*** After reading Sarah Wilson’s “First, we make the beast beautiful”, my stance on anxiety massively changed for the better. For as long as I can remember, I’ve fought and struggled with anxiety. These consisted

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You Deserve Support: Understanding Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings – Bath Mind

This year’s mental health awareness day focus is suicide prevention. We understand that this is a sensitive topic and so, in collaboration with Bath Mind, we’ve written this blog post aimed at helping anybody experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings.

Supporting Someone Experiencing Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings – Bath Mind

This year’s mental health awareness day focus is suicide prevention. We understand that this is a sensitive topic and so, in collaboration with Bath Mind, we’ve written this blog post aimed at helping those supporting somebody experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings.

5 Ways To Build an Optimistic Mindset

Optimism is often seen as a ridiculous, sunshine and rainbows, point of view that strangely enough, pessimists aren’t a fan of. Whilst optimism focuses on looking at things through a “positivity lens”, optimism is also about being realistic. None of us can be happy and positive 24/7 – it’s not healthy or achievable. Obstacles arise

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Getting My Thoughts Together: 3 Organisation Tips – Bath Mind

Organisation can benefit both your mental and physical health. Whilst a clean and clutter-free space can help physical health, it seems all kinds of organisation can impact your mental health. So, what are the benefits? You make room for more sufficient mental energy by ridding worries of forgetting or “procrastinating on an important project or

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How to Have The Courage to Go After What You Want

Having the courage to go after what you want can sometimes prove terrifying. Here are my top 5 tips on doing just that.