Tag: awareness

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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Applying Mindfulness to Addiction

John Aldridge, a therapist at Rehab 4 Alcoholism has written a great guide on how mindfulness can specifically be applied to the treatment of addiction. Here’s an extract: “Buddhism teachings state that humans hold onto desires and objects that ultimately

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Safe Tea for local mental health

On Thursday 27th April, we went to Fine Foods café in Stamford for an evening of Safe Tea. Our friendly host, local GP Dr Dan Peitre, organised the drop-in event to get people talking about mental health. Top of the

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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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