Practicing Gratitude – #FridayFive – 2nd February 2018 11

This is my weekly blog post sharing what I am grateful for. Practicing gratitude is supposed to lead to happiness and a more positive attitude and I would love for you to share what you’re grateful for in the comments. It has not been a good week for me. I am still unwell, still experiencing side effects from my antidepressants. I have been signed off work for a couple of weeks while I cope with the tiredness and headaches. I’m grateful for statutory sick pay, understanding doctors and manager. I’m grateful for Milly. Without her with me my days at […]

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Why you need to open up about your mental health 23

Share your mental health story For a very long time I kept my mental health a secret. For over ten years I hid my worries, my low mood, my urges to self harm and my suicidal thoughts to myself. There was a part of me, a big part, that I was keeping secret. Keeping my anxiety and depression a secret was actually adding to my stress. It wasn’t making my mental health problems go away and it wasn’t making them any easier to live with. Every year on Time to Talk day Time to Change encourage all of us to […]

My visit to Museum of Happiness 11

Museum of Happiness The Museum of Happiness is a not-for-profit organisation designed to teach everyone about happiness and wellbeing. It is based in Arlington House. Arlington House is a homeless hostel designed to help people get jobs and move to stable housing. It also features a conference centre, a creative space and the Museum of Happiness! The Museum has four values: kindness, community, creativity and mindfulness. This weekend I visited the Museum’s ‘Winter Happiness Festival’. Running for two weeks this event is designed to be a playful exploration of happiness. Happiness Ball Pool First up was diving straight into the […]

My visit to the Museum of Happiness. Review on Milly's Guide.