As dark days set in and the colour drains from our communities, is it a sign of things to come? Once again we're in lockdown. The rules are becoming stricter, and people's wellbeing is bound to take a tumble, especially as the last time we had lockdown we had sun and blue skies to see… Continue reading Sign of the Times
Our children and young people are back at school with a huge benefit to their education and rebuilding of their relationships, but what effect is it having on their wellbeing, and what about those who care for them?
In a time of uncertainty, is there really hope for the future?
People need to reconnect properly. Having recently run workshops where this was a key message throughout, the point was made even more on this morning's morning walk.
AKA Death of a Family Car AKA Trying to Survive Buying a New Car.
A question mark? I'm kidding, right? Happy New Year should be met with a full stop or better still, an exclamation mark...or should it? The festive season isn't festive for everyone, although I hope wherever you're reading this, you found a period of peace and time to reflect on the year. I've spent a week… Continue reading Happy New Year?
It can be one of the hardest things in the world to talk to others, especially in this age of screen staring, but talking is one of the most basic forms of communication that we can't afford to lose. It's been well documented on my blogs many times about my journey through the world of… Continue reading Just Talk
How often do we walk with our eyes shut? It's time we open ourselves to the world around us. I like a walk as much as the next man, but today was something else. Having had a few friends get in touch recently and a few meet-ups being arranged - hooray! - one of those… Continue reading Walking with your eyes open
Hello blog. Long time, no see. We really must catch up more often.
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!