anxiety


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

Why you need to read Sarah Millican's book 'How to be Champion.'

Why you need to read ‘How to be Champion’ by Sarah Millican 15

I have recently read the new book How to be Champion by Sarah Millican. It’s an autobiography, so not a usual book that I would review for my blog. But I believe that there are many reasons why you should read this book! It is a positive, inspiring book which is very good for your mental health. There are ‘How to be Champion’ tips at the end of each chapter which are inspiring, amusing and relevant to each stage in Sarah’s life and to yours! ‘Be yourself or else you’ll have to keep up the pretence for ever. Unless you’re an […]


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 […]