Mental Health

Top ten ways to look after your Mental Health at Christmas 12

Do you find that the Christmas season affects your mental health? Do you feel pressure to feel happy at this time? Do you find it hard to spend lots of time having to feel jolly? The lead up to Christmas starts so early. For three months we are bombarded with Christmas adverts, the must have presents, decorations and songs. For me I can’t begin to feel Christmassy until December. This year I have had my nails painted red and sparkly and have bought my first ever Christmas jumper. I have nearly finished my Christmas shopping because I really don’t want […]

Top ten ways to look after your mental health at Christmas

Dark TV Series trailer unacceptably exploits suicide 1

A new trailer for the Dark TV Series unacceptably exploits suicide – Trigger Warning So I’d woken up quite early this morning and was still in bed idly scrolling through facebook. I saw a trailer for a new Netflix series which is coming soon. Now, I love Netflix. I watch more Netflix than normal television. I have lots of tv series which I’m watching – Designated Survivor, Suits, Jane the Virgin to name just a few! Dark TV Series But I wasn’t happy about seeing a trailer for the new tv series Dark this morning. It features a man leaving […]

How to look after your mental health when moving house 13

Moving House Whether you’re renting or buying your new home moving is stressful, uncertain, expensive and worrying. I have recently moved house and have reflected on what has helped my mental health during this process. I wish that I had had this list before I moved!   1. Make lists (but be prepared to rip them up!) Trying to keep track of what needs to be done is hard. There are lots of things to pack and sort out. There are things to be bought to help with the move and for your new home. There’s cleaning and decorating to […]