Supporting A Young Adult With Trauma – How Loved Ones Can Help

When they’re experiencing a stressful event, it’s only natural for young adults to feel a myriad of strong emotions. But, when that event is life-threatening or extremely distressing it can have an emotional, physical and psychological impact on their life. Trauma in young adults is common, and it means surviving a harrowing event and subsequently … Read more

How Can Decorating Your Home Improve Your Mental Health

When your home is looking a bit rough around the edges, you might decide to decorate it. But you probably haven’t thought about how home improvements impact your mental wellbeing. It’s something you should consider because your home environment makes a big difference to your mental health and decorating can be a very effective form … Read more

Homeschool Safari, Wellbeing through Wildlife and Art in the Park: Educational Sessions by Knowsley Safari

Now we are back in lockdown, Knowsley Safari are offering some virtual educational sessions for all the animal lovers out there! They have HomeSchool Safari, Art in the Park and Wellbeing Through Wildlife. Here are all the details you need to know… Wellbeing Through Wildlife Wellbeing Through Wildlife is running 11am daily during Children’s Mental … Read more

Mental Health: Why Supporting Mental Health Campaigns in 2020 is Essential

Covid-19 and lockdown has been extremely difficult for everyone and has dramatically affected the mental health of a vast number of people, for a multitude of reasons; for some it is due to the illness itself, many have suffered bereavement, we have all had loss of freedom and a sudden halt to much loved activities, … Read more

8 Key Signs of Emotional Exhaustion – A Guest Post By Nyxie’s Nook

What is emotional exhaustion? Exhaustion refers to a state of feeling completely and utterly worn out. It’s easy to assume that this unusual level of tiredness is due to a rough few days and poor quality sleep. But after a while, you just have to admit that you’re perpetually exhausted no matter what you do. … Read more

Learning Packs by Undercover Hippy Bus (Review, Discount Code and Giveaway)

Finding good quality useful educational resources is a priority. I find the core subjects are generally well covered. But sourcing activities that offer something different – thinking about the wider scope of valuable learning opportunities, such as children’s mental health resources, for example – is somewhat harder. Therefore I was delighted to discover the brilliantly … Read more

Teen Calm : Wellbeing Box Review and Giveaway

Teen Calm is a new subscription box that focuses on mental health and wellbeing; delivering a bundle of relaxing goodies straight to the doorstep of the lucky intended recipient. It was created by mum and daughter team, Cathy and Freya, from their home in the Midlands. About the Creators Cathy is a Youth Mental Health … Read more

Invisibility Of Unpaid Carers: Carers Week #MakingCaringVisible

I have been trying to get this post written in acknowledgement of Carers Week since last week; as a parent carer myself, it felt wrong not to write about it. I have thought about the points I want to share, reflected on how it feels to be a carer – and especially in the context … Read more

Mental Health Awareness Week: The Importance of Kindness

This week (18th May – 24th May 2020) is Mental Health Awareness Week. The theme this year, in light of Covid-19, is kindness. You might not know that the original theme was sleep; and I certainly have a thing or two to say about that. The Mental Health Foundation switched the theme in the hope … Read more