Have you been effected by knife or gun crime? Do you know somebody who has? Is knife & gun crime on the rise in your local area? How can you keep yourself, family and friend’s safe? In this blog, I will explain what exactly knife & gun crime is, their effects, and give tips how [...]
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Many of us can have a mind block when asked to speak about ourselves. Cogs start turning and your mind scrambles to think of something yet you try, you get sweaty palms and dry mouth and find it a struggle usually starting the conversation with a “huhmm” or “erm” It’s that one question that always catches [...]
Do you suffer from a mental health issue or know somebody who does? This blog will give you some valuable information about mental health & the effect it has on people, along with my own personal insight as well as well-known celebrities. There are many different types of mental health issues that affect many of [...]
Dramatherapy can help you if you’re suffering from: Depression Manic Depression Bipolar Bulimia Anxieties Phobias Attachment issues Agoraphobia Social and relationship problems And many more difficult and painful life experiences. What is dramatherapy? Dramatherapy is all about using the creative arts to explore difficult and painful life experiences. The dramatherapist may include mediums such as poetry, [...]
Volunteering is an amazing way in which you can enhance your future as well as offering to support to others who need it. Volunteering is an activity which takes place for a community of organisation but is not for profit in money terms. It is done to benefit the community, organisation and the volunteer them-self. The [...]
Have you witnessed or been a part of football hooliganism? Scared to go to football games because of the violence? Football hooliganism refers to unruly, violent, and destructive behaviour by groups of fans supporting football teams. The groups are also known as firms and some even have their own names i.e. West Ham’s football firm [...]
Are you a teacher, or teaching assistant and feel frequently concerned about the emotional well-being of your pupils? The Princes Trust (2012) reported that 30% of young people stated that they felt ‘always’ or ‘often’ down or depressed. But the problem for teachers is that it can be difficult to spot. There are ways to tell [...]
Have you ever struggled speaking in public or in groups of people you do not know? Maybe you still do? I know I have and I wanted to share my feelings about this and how it has changed as I got older. Having a fear of speaking is known as ‘glossophobia’ [...]
Are you currently unemployed? Are you currently on benefits and struggling? Applying for jobs but getting no responses? In October 2015, unemployment in the UK was at a percentage of 5.4% (jobless rate). The number of people out of work between the months of June and August was 1.77 million, this was the lowest rate for [...]
Do you feel alone? Do you struggle to communicate with others? 17% of older people are in contact with their family, friends and neighbours less than once a week and 11% are in contact less than once a month (Victor et al 2003). Over half (51%) of people over the age of 75 live alone (ONS, [...]