Big Boys Don’t Cry? Top 10 lessons for men’s mental health

A powerful new mental health book featuring personal experiences from men and their partners urges men to open up - not ‘man up’. Big Boys Don’t Cry? contains 60 individual anecdotes from men working in a diverse range of careers from lawyers, postmen and soldiers to construction workers, Big Issue sellers and elite sports stars.…

Stressed home workers struggling with mental health

Stressed home workers are struggling to switch off during  COVID-19 lockdown and it’s impacting their mental health, according to the findings of a new study by cloud communications platform provider, 8x8.   Almost half (42%) feel more stressed and overwhelmed than when in the office, blaming too many apps, a blurring of the lines between work…

How to Avoid Going Crazy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

These are strange times we’re living in. In what seems like a blink of an eye, we’ve all had to do away with our regular life, and live a completely different life. While we all know that it’s important that we stay indoors, it’s far from easy. That’s why it’s important that you’re doing things…

Career Path: How to Become a Mental Health Worker

Millions of people suffer from mental health conditions in the U.S. Want to help them? Here's how to become a mental health worker. 1 in 5 adults in America experience mental illness each year. This number means that many people go untreated for their mental illness, because they don't have access to treatment. There is…

Shine Bright Like A Diamond

Living in the 21st century is not the easiest of things to do. Despite technological development and changes in people’s looks, the pace of life has increased so much that it is sometimes very difficult to keep up with it. People have became too busy not only for each other but for themselves as well.…

Mental Health Awareness Week. Can Virtual Reality help with treatment?

One in four of us will experience mental health issues at some point in our life. While we are still a long way from being able to provide timely mental health treatment to everyone who needs it, VR-enabled therapy promises a new approach. We talk to Professor Daniel Freeman, Professor of Clinical Psychology at Oxford…

Breaking Through The Isolation Of A Health Issue

When we experience a health problem, we can often feel isolated. Our families are often more than happy to help and will likely do so out of deep love for you, but many people can feel like they’re being a nuisance or another form of hindrance to their family members in this state. This is…

5 Facts about Emotional Support Animals

Emotional support animals are guides which are assigned to an individual suffering from various mental health disorders. They provide comfort, love, and companionship. You can check out various blogs and read more about ESAs for more information on them. Below are a few facts about them as well. 1.    You require documentation to get one…

How to keep calm behind the wheel? Top tips for reducing stress before driving

Stress affects us all at one time or another – whether it’s down to work, home life or a tough situation you’re facing. Stress can affect how we feel physically and emotionally as well as impair our judgement and our reactions, which isn’t good news when we need to concentrate on an important task, like…

Improving Yourself – For You

Life can be a tricky one - anyone will tell you that. There will be times where nothing seems to be going your way, and you won't know what to do to make things better, and from that, it's very easy to feel like your very own prisoner. Once things reach this stage, it can…