You’re Never Alone

  I used to think of myself as a happy individual who enjoyed life whether being at home, travelling, working or spending time with family and friends. But then it all changed very suddenly. Like many other people, I experienced what I refer to as a ‘burnout’.  As a result, I felt completely [...]

By | 2017-04-05T20:41:53+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Self-compassion, Gratitude and Mental Health

Just before Christmas, along with Sally and a number of the Happynesshub team, I was privileged and humbled to be part of the audience at the Minds@Work “ThisIsMyStory” evening in London. For those of you who have not previously heard of Minds@Work or Geoff McDonald, one of its founders, Minds@Work was launched in [...]

By | 2017-01-19T22:43:14+00:00 January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

How Stumbling Blocks Became Stepping Stones

Cartoon credit: Jonathan Pugh By Rachel Kelly After a long battle with depression, I now feel calm and well. It feels as if I have my Black Dog on a tight leash thanks to many different strategies: I think of it as having a toolkit, which I dip into according to what I may [...]

By | 2017-01-13T13:53:42+00:00 March 10th, 2016|0 Comments