The current social distancing guidelines and living in self isolation means that many of us will have had to meet with ourselves in these times. Where ordinarily we would be with others we may now be alone, where we would find distraction and comfort in going to other places we are now at home. WhereContinue reading “Be kind to yourself during Covid-19 Lockdown”
Do you feel that you struggle to make decisions? Do you feel defeated trying to choose a cereal in the supermarket, or tormented about whether to attend your niece’s wedding? We make so many decisions daily, and life is scattered with huge life changing decisions with a myriad of implications. Popping into Starbucks for aContinue reading “Decision making and responsibility”
Today we looked at what food meant to us. To assist us in this we used the questions below as a guide; What is your favourite food and how does it make you feel?. Do you cope with your emotions by using foods? If yes, what kind of foods do you consume at suchContinue reading “Food – friend or foe?”
“I don’t see what others see in me”. This is a saying that we can hear a lot of in society throughout all walks of life. Is this a default position we go to or are there cultural reasons for it? Certainly here in Scotland and the rest of the U.K. there does seem toContinue reading “Strengths”
At today’s group we looked at the fear of failure. Although our fears come from a protective place they can ultimately leave us feeling stuck and unfulfilled in parts of our life. If you’ve suffered disappointments in life it feel such a risk to try something new and it not working out. To avoid theseContinue reading “Fear Of Failure”
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While preparing for our group programme in advance we are always mindful of the need to make sure it is finely balanced between light topics and others that are a bit heavier. After having a few deeper sessions it felt nice to mix it up today having a session on fun! It’s something that isContinue reading “Having fun increases our well-being”
We posed the question to people in the group as to whether receiving a mental health diagnosis had been a helpful experience. For those who had experienced a correct diagnosis and accessed the right treatment, this was extremely helpful as they could now understand what was happening and what to do to best look afterContinue reading “Exploring Mental Health Diagnoses”