Have you ever heard? "I never said that""You're imagining things""I didn't do that""You are being paranoid""I always make an effort, you just never bother" "You're imagining things""I was just joking""You twist things""That never happened""You need help" Sounding familiar? Gaslighting is a term that seems to appear quite often now, compared to 5 years ago. It… Continue reading “I never said that!!” – What is Gaslighting?
Do you remember what you were doing one year ago? I was sat in my home, practising my Safe Medicate (Maths for my Nursing Degree), unaware that the year ahead was about to change so much - and not just because of the Coronavirus!! Other than the issues that came along with the Coronavirus, the… Continue reading How so much can change in a year!!
What is Domestic Abuse? The World cloud above contains 100 words, phrases, signs of domestic abuse. I could have gone on and on but had to stop somewhere. Abuse takes many forms and it is not always a Man doing it to a Woman!! According to the 'Office For National Statistics' Crime Survey for Wales… Continue reading Domestic Abuse
TW (Trigger Warning) Discussions of bullying and suicide. As I have found myself with a lot of spare time this week I have been trying to keep up to date with the news and one topic seems to be coming up more often than others and it has really hit me.... BULLYING Seriously, what is… Continue reading What is going on in the world?
This week, it is all about Money. Mental health and money go hand in hand. Mental ill-health can make managing money difficult (not always!) and worrying about money can make mental ill health worse. It can be a vicious cycle. I recently talked to someone from the Mental Health and Money Advice Service. https://www.mentalhealthandmoneyadvice.org/ I… Continue reading Mental Health Monday – Monday September 10th 2018
Another quote for you; my plan is to give mental health images or quotes every other week to break up the information in the other weeks. Although this could change. #youcandothis