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The Imperfect Blog — mental health

Thank you Michelle Obama for waking me up to how I am feeling

Kristina Freeman

Tags emotional intelligence, emotional literacy, mental health, parent wellbeing

Thank you Michelle Obama for waking me up to how I am feeling

I am Kristina Freeman, the co-founder of the wonderful Grow Your Mind, a mental health social venture and I am also an acupuncturist. My days are often filled with writing, reading, talking and dispensing tips and treatments to help support physical and emotional wellbeing. Lately however, I have realised how very far I am from practising what I preach. This realisation came from listening to Michelle Obama acknowledge she is experiencing a form of low grade depression. This was a serious AH HA moment ( not the 80s band though that would have been fun). It was a wake up...


Making parent wellbeing a priority during this next big change

Making parent wellbeing a priority during this next big change

Parents...we can almost hear the Eye of the Tiger theme music play as you rose to the challenge. You may have armed yourself with ways to stay calm during a pandemic. Perhaps you read our emails about nurturing the mental health of your children. We can see you, cape billowing out, hands on your hips, sweatbands on, ready for COVID 19.

However, times are a-changin. Rapidly. Again.

 


We aren't getting out of here alive

Alice Peel

Tags gratitude, mental health, positive education, resilience

We aren't getting out of here alive
An invitation to make the switch from adaptation to celebration.

We all have mental health

Alice Peel

Tags gratitude, mental health, mindfulness, positive education, resilience, sleep

We all have mental health
We all have physical health and most of know-how to look after it from a young age. What about mental health - do we all have it? If it is agreed we do - do most of us know how to look after it?