Tag: acceptance

A message from a sufferer: you are not alone

P is 34 years old and has had depression and anxiety since the age of thirteen. Despite knowing his triggers, P has difficulty in multiple areas such as family, isolation and other social aspects of life. However, he reached out

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Depression: ‘a cold of the soul’

An article appeared on the BBC News website a few days ago that caught our attention. “How Japan Came to Believe in Depression” describes how an entire society came to appreciate the existence and intractability of depression. Just by being

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The Impact of Loss and How to Move Forward

Written by Basia Spalek Our society places great focus upon gains – gaining an education, gaining employment, getting a husband or a wife or a partner, having children, securing financial stability. What is often unspoken about is loss. Inherent to

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Young royals tackle mental health stigma

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are spearheading a new initiative, The Heads Together Campaign, to help tackle the stigma surrounding mental illness.  With the support of their Royal Foundation, each royal will focus on a different mental health

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Using Mindfulness in Counselling workshop: 16/04/16

Join us for a fun and practical, interactive day looking at mindfulness – what it is and how you can apply it in your practice. Reserve your seat! This workshop will give you the chance to practice new skills and take part

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