In a time of uncertainty, is there really hope for the future?
School's no longer 'out' for summer and there's a force at work keeping the place running.
We are becoming a nation of sleep-deprived zombies
Hello blog. Long time, no see. We really must catch up more often.
2016 is done. Yes, it's over. Where did it go? Wasn't it one heck of a year too? What's to come in 2017? Seems a year for progress... I've been a fan of Foulsham's Old Moore's Almanac for some time. For the unfamiliar the books are readily available and give predictions for the year ahead,… Continue reading 2017 : Progress
We've all heard the old saying about children being seen and not heard. It's a very archaic phrase dating back to the 15th Century, so why does it still seem to have so much bearing on childhood today? I recently attended a meeting for a young person I was dealing with. Between myself and a… Continue reading Seen, not heard…
We already know that 1 in 10 children will battle a mental health condition, but what are the reasons, and what's being done to improve the situation? This week there have been some high profile articles about mental health issues in the UK. On Tuesday's This Morning, distressed parents were calling the show about some really… Continue reading Mental? You’re kidding!
What does isolation really do to a human being? Perhaps it depends on what you are isolated from? Whether your decision or somebody else's, at some point in your life you may end up isolated. What is the experience truly like?
My interest in mental health has only been recent, but has been an interesting journey into educating myself and others, as well as supporting them, in such a key area. Never did I think that I'd play a crucial role in this field so soon.
Part of my work with young people is to support them in understanding their work options and support available for future careers. But what to do when you're told you're too mental to work?