Reflective: Does reflecting actually help?

Trigger Warning: This episode contains themes of suicidal ideation. It’s the last episode of the season, so it makes sense to actually look back at the past 52 weeks! Reflecting apparently helps you to develop your skills and review their effectiveness, rather than just carry on doing things as you have always done them. It isContinue reading “Reflective: Does reflecting actually help?”

Rooted: Is it important to connect to your roots?

Some people want, or feel that they need, a sense of a wider connection to see how they fit into a larger world, both currently and historically. People can also feel the need for a wider social connection, particularly in modern Western societies where small nuclear families and greater geographical mobility may lead to aContinue reading “Rooted: Is it important to connect to your roots?”

Friends: How can we develop our friendships?

This week is particularly personal for me as I pay tribute to my friend who passed away last week. So this one is for you Chris. How can we be better or even the best friends possible? Thanks to the following guests for participating: Trin Garritano, co-author and co-host of Friendshipping. Here is the fullContinue reading “Friends: How can we develop our friendships?”

Connected: Taking the ‘Time To Talk’

It’s Time To Talk Day on February 4. We know that talking about mental health can feel awkward, but it doesn’t have to. And this year’s event might look a little different, but at times like this open conversations about mental health are more important than ever. So reach out to someone old, new, orContinue reading “Connected: Taking the ‘Time To Talk’”