Keeping safe over the Festive period

Today the group  looked at ways to keep safe over the Christmas period.  Group members also reflected on the last year and were also able to mention positive things that had happened for them in 2014.  Most people commentated on how the fact they are still alive is a big achievement for them.  The group worked on theContinue reading “Keeping safe over the Festive period”

Trying to find light in the darkness

Today people felt free to share about being in a “dark place”.  A lot of people struggle at this time of year.  At the end of the year people may reflect on their life and think about loved ones who are no longer here making it a really emotionally challenging time for them. At thisContinue reading “Trying to find light in the darkness”

Good Sleep and On line Social Networking (though maybe not at the same time!)

In the midst of overwhelming struggles we identified that a disrupted sleep pattern and isolation can make things feel far worse, so we looked at ways to address these.  People found that getting up at the same time everyday was very helpful to maintaining a routine, as was eating regularly each day.  We looked atContinue reading “Good Sleep and On line Social Networking (though maybe not at the same time!)”