Under normal circumstances, someone beginning to struggle with their mental health would be advised to build resilience by connecting with friends and family, going to the gym, volunteering or even taking a holiday. Much of this has become either illegal or almost impossible to do under lockdown.Continue reading
It’s a common assumption that self-esteem and self-confidence are the same things.
Self-esteem is commonly defined as how an individual “estimates” themselves. Those who answer ‘NO’ to ‘do I like myself’ or ‘do I deserve to be happy’ are often suffering from a lack of self-esteem.Continue reading
Have you ever experienced anything similar to what’s going on in the world these days? I know I haven’t. Natural disasters, escalating conflict, solar minimum, famine, disease, unemployment, pandemic, isolation… dare I say ‘what’s next’?
Throughout all of this we’re encouraged to focus on staying fit, healthy and mentally well but not necessarily told ‘how’ to get started or maintain momentum.Continue reading