How to cope with Pandemic Uncertainty This week has been pretty drab. With not much to look forward to this winter, I’ve wondered whether the best thing would be to go into hibernation, have a cry and come out refreshed in the Spring. Sadly, Continue Reading
Mental Wellbeing & Self-Care
Which activities improve your wellbeing? Why are wellbeing and self-care important?
When you feel stressed, anxious or upset, it's easy to neglect your wellbeing. You do things like watch more TV and eat more junk food. Your mind bounces between escapism and over-thinking, and you start to suffer.
The Openforwards Self- Help School shows you where to start with self-care. Many people avoid self-care because they think it is selfish, but the truth is that it benefits both you and your loved ones. Discover what you can do to improve and maintain your mental and emotional wellbeing.
Eight Ways to Look after Yourself this Winter Do you remember your first mobile phone? I do because I was late to the party. Many of my friends and family had mobiles long before I did. I was trying to resist the change and I Continue Reading
Are you looking for certainty in a global pandemic? There may be trouble ahead. Every day when I read the news, it’s the same thing: cases are on the rise, second waves and the threat of a new a local lockdown. It’s easy to get caught Continue Reading
Is it right to break the rules? Why do we have rules? Many would argue that rulebooks are there to help you get on in the world; that conventions help you to fit in and organise your life. Many others believe that life has too many rules and Continue Reading