For those who are reading this.. You are not alone! It is fair to say that almost every student will experience some sort of loneliness whilst they are studying at University. This might be due to […]
Today is Time to Talk Day – part of the Time to Change movement. It’s a day designed to change the way people think and act about mental health, simply by getting people talking. I recently signed up as a Time to Change Champion via the Time to Change website. By doing so, I have promised to use my own experience to engage people in conversations about mental health at any appropriate opportunity. So here I am…
Becky was diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder one year after graduating University. But addressing the stigma helped her flourish in a challenging career and reclaim her confidence once and for all.
Last week we marked World Alzheimer’s day. Despite the large numbers of people who have Alzheimer’s, many people still do not understand the disease, and admittedly not so long ago I was one of these people.
Mental health is an ever-growing issue . With increased cuts to NHS services, a millennial-epidemic has taken hold. University offers many challenges, more than cooking raw meat! And sometimes you can experience mild or temporary distress that divert daily routines…or actual panic attacks.It’s important to recognize these signs, before they become uncontrollable.
Anxiety can be hard to deal with, especially in situations when you are surrounded by many people or ones from which you cannot ‘leave’. Here are some tips for coping strategies. They may not necessarily […]