Mental health awareness week; mindfulness and exercise

Mental Health Awareness Week (May 10-16) comes off the back of a year which has undoubtedly been one of the most challenging for the mental wellbeing of millions.  The Royal College of Psychiatrists, in an analysis of data from the NHS and ONS, highlighted a steep increase in mental ill health since March 2020 when lockdown…

Parental burnout; Six ways to talk your way to a happier you in lockdown no.3

Many parents are undoubtedly feeling increased stress and exhaustion due to the intense pressure of trying to home-school and take care of their children, whilst maintaining a full-time job, keeping their relationships intact and their home in a modest state. Psychologists have likened the impact on parents to a state of burnout with commonly reported…