Reflections #7

Pause……..Breathe In this fast paced world, we can find difficulty in slowing down.  We may feel the pressure of needing to achieve, to always be “on”, to push through things that may be bothering us, to get to the final goal.  The final goal of what, you ask……that really is the question.  For a largeContinue reading “Reflections #7”

The link between physical & mental health.

The wholistic approach to our health has us look at how all of our dimensions of health (also known as wellness) interrelate – that is how each dimension impacts on all of the others. More detail in this previous post: The importance of mental health. Over the next few months the focus will be onContinue reading “The link between physical & mental health.”

Reflections #4

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”

Mindfulness

Mindfulness……. We all have it…….. That ability to be consciously aware of something. It is something that we all naturally possess. Though did you know that it is another one of those aspects that when we practise it daily, it becomes more readily available to us? In the fast paced world we live in today,Continue reading “Mindfulness”

What can we do?

A key aspect to help develop our mental health and wellbeing is to keep learning. Embrace ongoing education and become lifelong learners. As with all dimensions of our health, we can put things into practice that support the growth and development of our mental health. There are so many daily practices that we may takeContinue reading “What can we do?”

Introducing You Matter Too

You Matter Too is an online space that has been developed to help enhance mental health and build resilience. There are many spaces that focus on what society know as mental health issues or illnesses (depression, anxiety, personality disorders etc) but I wanted to create a place where people could develop their knowledge and understandingContinue reading “Introducing You Matter Too”