Do you feel lonely at Christmas? How to ease those feelings
December 4, 2023
Christmas isn't a joyful time for everyone; feelings of loneliness can intensify as we compare our situation to others enjoying the holidays. With this article, we hope to help you ease those feelings of loneliness.
When you lose someone close to you, it can feel like your whole world changes in an instant. Not only are you grieving the person you’ve lost, you’re also closing the chapter of your life that they were part of.
It’s natural to feel disappointed when plans change, but they are an unavoidable part of life and the circumstances are often out of our control. What we can control is how we respond to the situation.
How to recognise when a worry or negative thought spirals into a mental health issue
October 23, 2023
We all worry about things from time to time, but what about when those worries start taking over your life? We explore signs that your mental health may be affected by a worry or negative thought spiral.
Did you know menopause affects 51% of the population? We discuss menopause and links to mental health ahead of World Menopause Day - hosted by the International Menopause Society - taking place on the 18th October.
When to intervene if you’re worried about a loved one’s mental health
September 25, 2023
Have you noticed a change in a friend or family member’s behaviour or mindset? Maybe they’re isolating themselves, worrying more than usual or acting erratically. Here are some tips on how you can support them.
Intrusive thoughts vs impulsive thoughts and how to manage them
August 28, 2023
Intrusive thoughts are thoughts, images, urges or doubts that happen spontaneously and randomly. They’re often repetitive, so you may experience the same kind of thought over and over. Learn more in this blog.
Combating loneliness & establishing relationships in the digital age
June 19, 2023
Loneliness Awareness Week (which took place last week, the 12th-18th June) was set up by Marmalade Trust to get people talking about loneliness and how we can combat it, so that we can support ourselves and others.