This week is mental health awareness week and the focus is on being kind. But why be kind if we’re trying to look after our own mental health?
Being kind not only benefits those we are kind to but also ourselves. Giving and sharing with others is part of what makes us human and has huge psychological and physiological benefits. Being kind is not just good for the person you’re helping but it’s good for you too. … More #Be Kind
It’s easy to stop being curious as we get older. We know things, we’ve seen things, we’ve lived life so there’s no longer the need of a child to ask questions and explore the unknown. … More The Benefits of Curiosity
Having just spoken to a journalist about mental health 5 a day and also raising it on a podcast last week I wanted to re-share this post – it’s a great reminder for us all. It’s not my idea – it was the NHS who came up with it but it’s such a simple and … More Happiness – Mental Health 5 A Day
Curiosity is a magical behavior that’s relevant to all of us. It defines our natural inquisitiveness as humans & is essential to happiness, success impacting innovation, creativity, connection, intellect & even well-being. … More Why Curiosity Didn’t Kill the Cat…
Giving is not just for Christmas – why it’s good for your health and even your career. … More No One Has Ever Become Poor From Giving
Is it having more? Or is it something else? What does our brain need? … More What Makes Us Happy?
As a society we’re well aware of how important our physical health is but tend to brush our mental health aside. Yet at any given time one in six adults have a mental health problem, amounting to an economic cost of £77 billion a year. We all strive to be happy and want the same … More Happiness – Mental Health 5 A Day