As human beings, it's only natural for us to make mistakes throughout the course of lives, and that can include our use of language. But what happens if your language is challenged in a work setting, how do you respond? Lucy Nichol explores.
Acknowledging our vulnerability and being able to express how we feel with the right support networks, can empower us and help us build resilience. Lucy Nichol suggests how care and education practitioners can apply this mindset in their practice.
Individuals 65 and over are one of the most at-risk groups of experiencing loneliness, particularly over the Christmas period. Andi Smart advises on how we can encourage self-care in the over 65s and the different ways in which we can support them.
The festive season comes with a lot of pressure to mirror the movie perfect Christmas, and many of us are worn out by Christmas day. Mental health practitioner, Andi Smart, discusses seasonal burnout, its signs, symptoms and how we can battle it.
Christmas is a time of family and joy, but it is also a time of great indulgence and festive treats. Louise Mercieca advises on how we can enjoy the holiday season, without negatively impacting on our health or eating to excess.
Presents, decorations, festive treats...all part of the festive experience. However, not everyone has the financial means to replicate a movie perfect Christmas. Victoria Bartle tells of how she budgets for Christmas while on benefits.
It's important for practitioners to understand the challenges that many families will face this winter, such as fuel poverty. Ruth McGuire provides an overview on the energy crisis with possible solutions to reducing energy costs.
In this piece, Ruth McGuire talks about inflation and provides an easy to follow break-down of all the options available for boosting our incomes, from starting our own businesses to enrolling in free courses.