How do we handle the situation happening in our country, caused by Covid-19?

How do we handle the situation happening in our country, caused by Covid-19? What seems to be happening is that many people are feeling an increasing level of anxiety. So, what can we do to cope with feelings of anxiety and, for some, panic? One thing we can do is to take some control in…

The minefield of parenting today

Parenting today seems, for many, to be loaded with pressure. As does ‘growing up’ today. Time is pressured, there is pressure to be a ‘successful’ parent, a pressure to ensure our children ‘succeed’,  a pressure to help out financially,  a pressure to accept very different values to our own about things such as alcohol, spending, drugs,…

Rates of depression and anxiety among teenagers have increased by 70% in the past 25 years. Why?

Whilst doing some of the research for a course I am running, I came across an article in the Independent stating the following statistic “rates of depression and anxiety among teenagers have increased by 70% in the past 25 years” Although I work with a good awareness of emotional health, I found this a disturbing…