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
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.
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
Love isn’t everything, it’s the only thing* I’ve hurt my back. It’s quite painful, and I don’t even know what I did. Not only does my back hurt, but I also didn’t do anything wrong. It’s unbelievably frustrating. So what, you might Continue Reading
How much does therapy cost? The cost of therapy can vary from very little to somewhere over £100 per session. If you go through the NHS, then it is free of course. The downside is that you usually have to wait at least eight weeks, Continue Reading