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Mental Health Care

Check-in with yourself: checklist

We’ve developed a checklist to answer the question of how to check-in with yourself. Checking-in with yourself is a really useful tool to give yourself a ‘once-over’ and to consider the status of your own mental and physical health in a mindful way. Take me to the checklist The first stage is to really remove […]

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Mental Health Care

Square Breathing / Box Breathing

Square breathing (also known as box breathing) is a process for controlling your breathing that can help reduce the feeling of anxiety, panic, or that can help you move into a more relaxed state such as at the beginning of meditation. The process is quite simple. The idea is that you breathe in for the […]

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Covid-19

Mental Health during Lockdown

Mental Health during lockdown is a really important issue which we have seen greater attention on now from both the Government and the Voluntary, Community, and Social Enterprise Sector (VCSE). The long-term impacts on our mental health from a lockdown are likely to be seen over a period of many years – and are likely […]

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Living with Mental Health

What is the Wim Hof Method?

The Wim Hof method is a three-pillar approach towards reconnecting with nature and the world around us. The three pillars are Cold Therapy, Breathing Techniques, and Commitment. Wim Hof is a Dutch extreme athlete famous for his ability to withstand extremely cold temperatures including setting world records for swimming under ice and for full-body contact […]

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Living with Mental Health

The Daily Mental Health Review

The idea of the daily mental health review is to take a few minutes every day to consider how you are feeling; to observe your mental health state and that’s it. Nothing more. You can then choose whether to do anything with the information you have observed. How often do we check in with our […]