Hugo shared so bravely with his peers, opening hearts and minds to his personal experiences of mental health. He said:  “reach out and talk – this seat should not be empty”.  Mental health is such an broad and impersonal term. Referring generally to our cognitive and emotional functions, it seems to leave out the personalContinue reading “#TOGETHERWEARESTRONGERTHANTHESTIGMA”

It’s good to talk, but not always easy…

It’s good to talk – this is an expression that most of us know and agree with, but sometimes we forget that it isn’t always that easy. As a therapist, wife and mother there have been moments when I wished I could turn on a switch to get the talking started, particularly when I wasContinue reading “It’s good to talk, but not always easy…”