In this post, Roger Hoyte, Altum’s Senior Psychotherapist, outlines the impact of this stress on families, how you can deal with the constant changes the pandemic presents, and importantly, how best to look after your mental health.
My 4 tips for avoiding ‘work from home burnout’, and the symptoms to look out for.
This week I’m sharing my best techniques for dealing with overwhelm.
How to identify when it’s time to get help with your mental health and 3 resources that are available online.
Have you ever wondered about art therapy? What it is and whether it’s something you would benefit from? It was professionally established nearly 80 years ago, but has grown in popularity as clients realise the power of using art and creative media to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Art therapy is a valuable way[…]
Building resilience is a pertinent topic right now. The COVID-19 pandemic has knocked the nation for six, but it seems some people are more sensitive to the danger and threat to our normal way of life while others are more resilient. To explore this topic more, I’ve spoken with two of my wonderful team here[…]
Have you noticed the extraordinary number of lockdown weight gain memes on social media since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic? Weight gain is inevitable for many of us during this period of uncertainty. We have been told to social distance, to stay at home – in some ways we have gone into a sort[…]
[Read Transcript] This video is for those of you who are struggling to manage your mental health struggles when you are cooped up with your family. Now, families, we love our families, of course we do. But sometimes we don’t like them very much, and this is a normal part of family life.The thing[…]
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