Photo By: Richie Hancox Editor's Letter - December 2021, Festive Edition! Happy holidays everyone! It's been a moment, hasn't it? I hope you are all keeping well and safe during this time. In what has been another challenging year, we have finally reached the end. However, much like last year there is a sense of … Continue reading Editor’s Letter – December 2021, Festive Edition!
Ultimately, I guess what my point is, is that your Christmas is exactly that: yours. Yes, there may be outside pressures from friends, family, co-workers and a whole host of other things, but at the end of the day, you get to decide how much you participate. That decision, whatever it may be, should be the one that prioritises your long-term mental health. It may not be easy to turn people down or do less than other years, but it will be worth it in the long run.
Photo by krakenimages on Unsplash Things can be challenging during the festive season. Therefore it is so important that we manage expectations and take care of our mental wellbeing. Letting expectations go wild When we think of Christmas it is very easy to imagine a fun filled season packed full of food, presents and parties. … Continue reading Managing Your Mental Health During Xmas
This ‘most wonderful’ time of the year can pile massive amounts of pressure on our already struggling mental health. It can be the straw that breaks the wise man’s camel’s back. There are many things that we can do to help minimise the stresses of the holiday season, most of which I’m sure you already know, but what about the long term?
Christmas is always a hard time of year for some people. Especially for those living alone. This year, this Christmas will be especially hard for everyone. With not being able to see your loved ones for the Christmas period, here is how you can contact someone if you find yourself struggling this Christmastime. Here is … Continue reading Where To Get Help This Christmastime