Manjusha Shukla has joined the team at Shrewsbury Court Independent Hospital as Head of Occupational Therapy. Manjusha gained a Masters in Advanced Occupational Therapy at Northampton University and has extensive experience within NHS and Private hospitals, working with complex and severe mental illness across low secure, PICU, and rehabilitation services. Welcome on board, Manjusha!
An article from Natalie Morris, senior lifestyle reporter at the Metro, which explores peoples’ feelings post-General Election and some practical tips on how to take care of your mental health. https://metro.co.uk/2019/12/13/cope-mental-health-suffering-election-result-11896602/
Colin Bien delivers a practical guide at this TEDx talk at Leuphana University, Lüneburg Germany, about his own experience with Panic Attacks and how to break the Anxiety Loop through some simple changes to your routine. Well worth watching!
New research suggests anthropomorphising your emotions can help you control them. But how do you actually go about it? An interesting perspective courtesy of The Guardian. www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/dec/08/how-can-you-conquer-ordinary-everyday-sadness-think-of-it-as-a-person
We wanted to share Mind’s online mental health tools. It explains the benefits and challenges to your mental health of being online and gives ideas for looking after yourself online and finding support. It also provides information on staying safe online and getting the balance right between your online and offline life. We hope you’ll find this useful.
From regular walks to workouts or team sports, there are all kinds of activities that can help anxiety and depression. This article courtesy of The Guardian explains how to get started and the variety of ways we can all exercise to improve our mental wellbeing.
Megan Nolan was searching for a way to switch off the stresses of modern life. Then she discovered white noise. Here, she charts how the flat frequencies helped her cope. Courtesy of The Guardian… https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/nov/17/sounding-it-out-listening-to-white-noise-put-my-life-back-on-track-megan-nolan
Why do some people struggle more than others to keep off the pounds? Social psychologist Emily Balcetis shows research that addresses one of the many factors: Vision. In an informative talk, she shows how when it comes to fitness, some people quite literally see the world differently from others — and offers a surprisingly simple solution to overcome these differences.
A really engaging TED Talk from Leon Taylor about his hyperactive condition and ideas for how we can cope with and manage ADHD. Well worth watching!
The symptoms of autism in adults can differ from those in children, and many adults have learned to live with their symptoms over the years. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders. In most cases, people receive an autism diagnosis in childhood, usually after the age of 4 years. However, some adults live with undiagnosed ASD. Even people with …