Movement for change

Today we discussed how childhood experiences can play a massive part in the way people see themselves today.  It was really beneficial for group members to be able to reflect on their own childhood to make some sense of what made them who they are today.  As a result of this discussion, members could challenge unhelpful thoughts theyContinue reading “Movement for change”

Positive Habits

Cartoon by Geoffrey Baines It was really nice to welcome Geoffrey Baines back to the group as our guest speaker. Some of the topics we covered today included motivation and energy.  Some of the things that energized group members were; Music Dance Running Healing Swimming Films When feeling low and depressed we can tend to lose interestContinue reading “Positive Habits”

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,900 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 48 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see theContinue reading “2014 in review”

Reflecting on the Christmas Period

Today’s meeting was a time of reflecting on how people had managed the Festive period and what their hopes were for the group in the coming year. As mentioned in previous posts, the Christmas period can be a very challenging time for people, which in turn can lead to suicidal thoughts.  Group members mentioned that while it had been aContinue reading “Reflecting on the Christmas Period”

Choose Life Winter Programme 2015

  8th Jan: How are you after Christmas and New Year? 15th Jan: Geoffrey looking at goals for the New Year 22nd Jan: Rebekah from “See Me” Campaign 29th Jan: How is the group? 5th Feb: Katie from Healthy Active Minds 12th Feb: Refreshing Social Media Skills 19th Feb: Lorraine discussing WRAP 26th Feb: HowContinue reading “Choose Life Winter Programme 2015”