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16 May 2013 12:24PM
I have always seen the status of my mental health, as an image in my mind. If anyone has seen the film ‘12 Monkeys’ with Bruce Willis, and can recall the image on the DVD cover, that’s what I see (Google it if not!). I am the monkey in the middle and there are all the monkeys around the outside of me - except, in my head, their tails are all linked. They are still part of me. When they are all linked I am more than ok; probably manic with the seemingly endless possibilities the world has to offer me. When one monkey tail is unlinked, there is an element of my life that causes me a certain ...
15 May 2013 2:42PM
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is physical activity and exercise. This is something we are often told we should do, to keep fit and keep our bodies in good working order but activity, of almost any kind, can also enhance happiness and our quality of life and thus reduce mental illness. I don’t think this has to be exercise specifically, just something that you can enjoy doing and you get an emotional release from taking part in – whether that’s playing hockey, going for a run, painting, baking, etc. For me the key is doing. We all have physical wel...
25 Mar 2013 9:03AM
As Chair of the Programme Advisory Group (PAG) for ThinkFM, along with my conference committee colleagues I’m pleased to say our work is now largely done. We’ve secured some 22 of the 24 conference sessions taking place on 10 June in London, and the programme looks good: strong, varied and original. We were especially pleased to attract a dynamic speaker in Jim Lawless to kick off the day with the same sort of energy and panache that we enjoyed from Sahar Hashemi last year. Jim wrote a best-selling motivational book ‘Taming Tigers’, backing up his words with his actions when he fam...Click here to read more blogs
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