Source: ‘As boys, we are told to be brave’: men on masculinity and mental health | Opinion | The Guardian
Self-Criticism: How Anxiety Affects Your Thoughts
This is a really straightforward article that looks at our own internal critical voice.The ability to become aware of this internal voice and the messages it conveys is a powerful tool to start to learn to be kind and loving towards ourselves breaking negative thought patterns.
Multitasking is Killing Your Brain | Observer
An interesting article that looks at how the immediacy and pressure to reply and respond now can affect our brain and its cognitive functioning.
5 Ways to Honor Sadness Instead of Distracting Away from It | Psychology Today
For anyone who has watched inside out this article gives more depth and explanation to the role sadness has to play in well-being, with some good steps to how to work with those feelings.
Source: 5 Ways to Honor Sadness Instead of Distracting Away from It | Psychology Today
Can Professor Green teach men to talk about suicide? | Nicola Slawson
An article picking up on the issues raised in the recent BBC3 program featuring Rapper Professor Green and his search for understanding with regard to his fathers suicide and his own need to understand its affects upon him, and other men who have had the same experience .
Source: Can Professor Green teach men to talk about suicide? | Nicola Slawson | Society | The Guardian
Tame Your Sabotaging Self-Talk, Part 1 | Psychology Today
An interesting article looking at the subject of mindfulness, which is a buzzword of the moment. It looks at mindfulness practice in the context of awareness of our inner saboteur with a particular focus on introverts.
The healing nest. – What Eating Disorders are really about…
An interesting article on the issue of eating disorders, dispelling some of the myths and preconceptions around it.
The healing nest. – What Eating Disorders are really about….
Young men in crisis may not be crying out for help. But it’s desperately needed | Owen Jones | Comment is free | theguardian.com
Another article highlighting the need for men to talk and not conform to the still held stereotypes that men must not express emotion and feelings.
Young men in crisis may not be crying out for help. But it's desperately needed | Owen Jones | Comment is free | theguardian.com.
Does Counselling Work? | Counselling and Psychotherapy in SurreyCounselling and Psychotherapy in Surrey
An interesting article about counselling from a clients perspective
Does Counselling Work? | Counselling and Psychotherapy in SurreyCounselling and Psychotherapy in Surrey.
Preparing for a Crisis | Bonding Time
Looking after ourselves Is something we often neglect to do, this article emphasis the importance of doing this in order to be ready for what life brings us.