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Jumping out of a plane you say…

So for a while I've been thinking about taking the plunge... literally and finally I've booked it. On 15th December this year, I'm going to jump out of a plane (hopefully with someone attached to me wearing a parachute). This is something I always said I would never do, due to "what if" ... but… Continue reading Jumping out of a plane you say…

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Cornwall camping Pod

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

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Suicide isn’t selfish – the system is biased!

Suicide is not a selfish act. It's an act of desperation, pain & often compulsion, generally believing they are saving those around them from more suffering. The majority of those who have family or friends who have lost someone to suicide would agree. Having been friends with Kirsty since the age of 16 we had… Continue reading Suicide isn’t selfish – the system is biased!

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The Hidden Truth – Mental Health and Men – Guest blog by Alex Davies

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

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Publications, nominations & endorsements!

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!

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Parenting a tweenager in their transition to secondary school

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

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Should my physical or mental health come first?

After 10 weeks my eardrum should have healed, but has it? No! It did seem to be getting better, but somehow over the last couple of weeks it's become infected again & now it feels like the whole process is starting again, and my anxiety just makes that worse. I put off going back to… Continue reading Should my physical or mental health come first?