Mental Health and Wellbeing

Will You Get Back on the Merry-Go-Round?

Back in May, there was a quote was circulating on social media cautioning those of us desperate to ‘get back to normal’ to use the time of lockdown to consider which parts of normal were actually worth rushing back to.  Judging from the amount of shares it received, It struck a chord with many people. As …

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Don’t fall down the rabbit hole

Are you starting to feel rather overloaded? I know I am.  There seems to be so much ‘noise’ out there at the moment. Much of it is well-meaning advice and support via email and social media, adverts on TV, and news bulletins. And there all lots of people offering free performances, classes, trainings and meet …

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Tips for Coping with SAD and the Winter Blues

Tips for coping with SAD and the ‘Winter Blues’

I was delighted to be invited along to the studios of BBC Radio Derby recently to talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).  You can listen to the interview here (its starts 1hr 15 minutes into the programme).   http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02gtsks Talking about it with Sally Pepper and the other contributors has prompted me into writing this …

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