Anxiety From World Events

Today at the group we looked at the impact world events can have on our mental health. Over the last few years there does indeed seem to have been constant change around the world politically. For some, adapting to change can be relatively stress free, but for others it can lend itself to a fearContinue reading “Anxiety From World Events”

Not forgetting my achievements

At today’s group people discussed achievements they have gained in their lives.  If suffering from low mood you may be prone to seeing things from a negative viewpoint. As a result, you may end up dismissing or playing down your achievements which can then lead to low self-worth. A list of some of those achievementsContinue reading “Not forgetting my achievements”

Learning To Be Assertive

  At today’s group we looked at what “being assertive” means for people.  Some said they found it hard to be assertive due to the unknown response they would receive. Low self-esteem and feelings of not feeling worthy enough to be heard can make it seem a scary prospect. If people have grown up toContinue reading “Learning To Be Assertive”

Guess the young person in the photo?

At today’s group we played a fun photo game in which group members brought in younger photos of themselves with others having to guess who it was.  We had a lot of fun looking at the pictures and all of the styles and fashions from days gone by. From the ‘Robert Smith’ look of theContinue reading “Guess the young person in the photo?”

Bowled Over By Creativity

Today we were originally scheduled to visit Queen Street Gardens to spend some time in nature but sadly we had to postpone this due to the Scottish summer weather! Fortunately we had a contingency plan in place if this were to happen! We did another session on art and crafts making balloon bowls. The materialsContinue reading “Bowled Over By Creativity”