Category: mental health

Travelling With Chronic Illness – The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

Good morning and happy Friday – it is almost the weekend! Many people are looking forward to their upcoming Summer getaways, but unfortunately for people with chronic illnesses, this isn’t always the case. Travelling can add an extra set of worries to your list… Continue Reading “Travelling With Chronic Illness – The Sunflower Lanyard Scheme”

Mental Health Monday – Guest Post – The 5 Most Serious Effects of Drug Addiction on Family 

Today’s Mental Health Monday post is from a guest writer and all about the impact of drug addiction – not just on the person with the addiction, but their family too.

Mental Health Monday – Stress Awareness Month

April is stress awareness month and so todays MHM is all about stress – causes, signs and symptoms and what you can do if you are struggling with stress.

Mental Health Monday – Why Does The Sunshine Make Us Happy?

In the last few days I have had a massive up-shift in my mood as the sunshine has made an appearance in the UK and it seems Spring really has arrived. This hasn’t just affected me, I know some of my friends have also… Continue Reading “Mental Health Monday – Why Does The Sunshine Make Us Happy?”

Mental Health Monday – Five Ways To Cut Down Your Social Media Use

The Royal Society of Public Health has found that social media is more addictive than alcohol and smoking. Using social media for more than 2 hours a day is associated with poor self rating of mental health, increased levels of psychological distress and suicidal… Continue Reading “Mental Health Monday – Five Ways To Cut Down Your Social Media Use”