Relaxation

Relaxation is an important skill for both maintaining and improving emotional and physical health. Using relaxation techniques can decrease both muscle tension and feelings of emotional distress. Relaxation is a mentally active process that leaves the body and mind feeling relaxed, calm and focused. There are many different types of relaxation techniques and no single […]

Emotional Health for Carer’s

A carer is someone of any age who provides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without this help due to a physical or mental health condition. Many carers feel a need to put on a ‘brave face’. It can feel that your difficulties are ‘nothing’ compared to that of the person […]

Anxiety

Anxiety happens when the body perceives a threat and gets ready to fight it or run away (‘fight or flight’ response). The symptoms of anxiety can include difficulty breathing, chest pains, feeling faint, increased heart rate, numbness, headaches, the need to pass urine or empty bowels, nausea, poor concentration, unhelpful thinking, loss of self confidence […]