So believe it or not, at 35 years old, I have never visited the Cornwall coast or anywhere in that region. We're off their for a few days during the summer and I'm looking for tips & ideas on where to go and what to do & see. We haven't camped for many years and… Continue reading Cornwall camping Pod
Men struggle with mental health issues. Does that surprise you? It’s something that always seems to come as a bit of a surprise or even a shock to people I talk to – usually people who have little to no experience with mental health. Even today in 2018, conditions such as depression, anxiety, anorexia and… Continue reading The Hidden Truth – Mental Health and Men – Guest blog by Alex Davies
Just found out that Sarah’s Thinking Again has been nominated in the WEGO Health Awards in two categories. I've been nominated in the "Community" for our Wellbeing Event in June, where we brought together all of our local communities & raised money for Sodit charity. You can check out our live event video for our… Continue reading Publications, nominations & endorsements!
As a mum of an 11 year old daughter who is about to embark on secondary school in September, I’m already exceptionally nervous about what the rest of the year has to hold. Having once completed this same journey, I can’t help but hear my mum when I speak the words, “it’s different now to… Continue reading Parenting a tweenager in their transition to secondary school
Mental health is health and always should have been classed as a disability. However, it has mainly been since 2010 that steps have been made to give people with a mental health illness the same support as those who have a more recognised form of disability. In 2010, mental health was covered in the Equality… Continue reading Learning My Mental Health Diagnosis Was Considered A Disability
Fortunately for me this is not something I hear very often, but I know other people face these comments & acrions against them daily. For some people when we talk about the battles we've fought that day you'll hear things like: You've just got to deal with it Everyone else has to & can Stop… Continue reading When people say you’re “Playing the victim”, when actually you’re a warrior who is winning battles daily
Last weekend I had the pleasure of watching my daughters in the Wizard of Oz at the Pomegranate Theatre in Chesterfield. Before I tell you how wonderful it was, & I will be, I wanted to tell you a little bit about Killamarsh Dreams. Killamarsh Dreams is a community drama group that originally started in… Continue reading Review of Wizard of Oz by Killamarsh Dreams