“Men can often feel isolated and unable to tell people how they are feeling – a culture of men shouldering pain alone has developed. We need to challenge toxic ideas of masculinity that prevent openness and vulnerability in men. It takes real courage to be open and honest about mental health, but when suicide is Read more about Why ‘Manning Up’ Should Include Crying and Vulnerability[…]
Sketches in Stillness Some of the most beautiful ways to enlighten and inspire in the world come from using our powerful feeling senses of sight, touch and hearing; from healing music to dance to art. Mindfulness is a relatively new concept to the West but being mindful, practising compassion and kindness has been a way Read more about What Is The Art Of Living In The Present Moment?[…]
Dining Out With Anxiety I love dining out at beautiful restaurants, but I also like to feel comfortable in my surroundings. As someone who is recovering from anxiety, finding a comfortable, relaxing restaurant has been a challenge. Often I will enter a restaurant and look around and walk straight back out if the ambience is Read more about Dining Out At Bill’s in the UK Is A Heavenly Experience[…]
This world is overcome with society, corporations and governments, encouraging a busy, rushed way of life. People are becoming overwhelmed by a reliance on technology and a challenge to simply be. We are over-stimulated with negative news and dramatic media, so we can all benefit from a little time-out and encouragement to find a more Read more about How To Find Inner Peace In A Turbulent World[…]
If words are power and music heals, songs with empowering lyrics can really make a difference. In part 1 HERE I introduced you to ten songs that have deeply meaningful lyrics, some of which helped me through depressive episodes and reminded me of my worth. Music can help mental health so here are 10 more Read more about PART 2: Powerful Inspiring Songs To Support Your Mental Health[…]
Music is a wonderful healer and when we suffer from depression and other mental health issues it’s important to feed the mind with uplifting and empowering lyrics and music that soothes the soul.
During a long depressive episode I found music got me moving again, it spoke to me when nothing else could. So here is part 1 of the inspiring songs we will be playing on the new station Peace Within Radio to support your mental health (Part 2 will be coming in September). Along with a summary of why I feel these are very encouraging. […]