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To empower someone is to give them the means to achieve something Collins Dictionary This month, we turn our focus towards aspects and actions that we can take to empower ourselves on our mental health journey. This can be done in so many different ways and, just like with the practices we can put inContinue reading “Empowering Ourselves – through finding our strengths”
Forgiveness My recent post on how a practice of forgiveness can help enhance our mental health brought up many different feelings for me. I am an educator. I teach about the benefits and the true meaning of forgiveness, yet it is still something I tend to have a love/hate relationship with. A reminder……Forgiveness is somethingContinue reading “Reflections #4”
A little known practice, when we look at how to support and enhance our mental health, is forgiveness. There is, at times, a lack of understanding of what forgiveness actually is. This lack of understanding can impact our ability to support ourselves and others, and unfortunately lead to us holding onto the negative thoughts andContinue reading “Understanding Forgiveness”
Authenticity It is a word that is thrown around so often and it is also one that I have been reflecting on quite frequently over the last month or so. As with any reflection, I find myself asking many questions that swirl around my mind…….. How do we show our authenticity? What does it lookContinue reading “Reflections #3”
One thing that is really important when it comes to enhancing our mental health is often overlooked. It is the connections (or relationships) that we have with others. Strong connections give us the feeling of being supported……..safe. They can form the foundation of our overall well being. When we go through tough times, knowing thatContinue reading “Strengthening Connections”
I was recently interviewed for a podcast called “Mind Matters Perspectives” (which can be found on all podcast sites and also on Instagram @mindmatters_thepodcast) and in one section I talked about trying to look at selfishness in a positive way. I have had questions recently about this and wanted to write about why I thinkContinue reading “Reflections #2”
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