Parent to ParentParent to Parent Are you a parent who feels isolated in your parenting? Would you like someone to share your concerns and achievements with, or maybe just someone to have adult conversation with?
5 ways to wellbeingLots of research has shown that making some changes to the following five areas of your life will have a really positive impact on your mental health. When you’ve had a look at these ideas why not design a wellbeing plan of your own and see how making some small changes can have a really positive impact on how you feel.
Supporting Men's Mental Health2.7 million men in England currently have a mental health problem like depression, anxiety or stress and their situations have in recent years been exacerbated by the tough economic climate. Mind has previously found that 37% of men are feeling worried or low with the top three issues playing on their minds being job security, work and money.
Understanding AnxietyWe use the word anxiety to describe feelings of unease, worry or fear. It incorporates both the emotions and the physical symptoms we experience. Although we usually find it unpleasant, anxiety is related to the ‘fight or flight’ response which is our normal biological reaction to feeling threatened. We all know what it’s like to feel anxious from time to time, but if your feelings of anxiety are very strong, or last for a long time, it can be overwhelming. If anxiety is affecting your ability to live your life the way you’d like to, it may have become a problem that requires self help or professional treatment.
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