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TW: World Suicide Prevention Day

TW: This post discusses suicide Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. This week is Suicide Prevention Week. And this month is Suicide Prevention Month. If you’ve ever considered ending your life in the past, or you’re thinking about it right now, I’m talking to you.  It’s important that you understand…
Debi Skea
10/09/2021
Wellbeing

TW: We need to talk about Suicide.

Trigger warning: This post discusses suicidal feelings There is absolutely no point in trying to dress it up to make it comfortable and easy to talk about. We should feel uncomfortable about it. It’s the biggest silent killer affecting us today.  Globally, each year, around 800,000 people die by suicide.…
Debi Skea
01/09/2021
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Samaritans Awareness Day!

I recently learned that 24th July (or 24/7) is Samaritans Awareness Day. I LOVE that the date is also when they are contactable! By that I don’t mean once a year, but more conveniently, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  HAPPY SAMARITANS AWARENESS DAY!!! Samaritans is an organisation…
Debi Skea
24/07/2021
Wellbeing

What is First Aid for Mental Health?

Mental Health First Aid is something I hadn’t heard of until a couple of years ago, but when I did, it made perfect sense. I’d been around plenty of people who had needed that metaphorical sticking plaster for their mind until such times as they could seek professional help, but…
Debi Skea
19/02/2021
Wellbeing

Managing the Imposter

In the first blog in this series on Imposter Syndrome, a fictional story was told about a person who felt like an imposter in their workplace. In the second blog there was an overview of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and why it’s the method of choice for counsellors and life coaches…
Clara Anderson
28/01/2021
Wellbeing

What just happened?

In the first blog in this series on Imposter Syndrome, a fictional story was told about a person who felt like an imposter in their workplace. In this second blog we will look in more detail at Imposter Syndrome and what it can look like in reality. So, what exactly…
Clara Anderson
22/01/2021
Wellbeing

The Imposter.

Sit back and imagine yourself in this scenario. It’s Thursday morning, about 11am, and you’re sitting in a meeting room in your office with your team and some senior stakeholders.  You are about to make a presentation to them on your area of expertise. This is your time to shine,…
Clara Anderson
14/01/2021
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Happy International Men’s Day!

Happy International Men’s Day! A glorious day for us all to celebrate the wonderful men in our lives! Tell them how important they are to you. Tell them how lucky you feel to have them in your life. Tell them how much better they make your life! And if you’re…
Debi Skea
19/11/2020