Tag Archives: mental health

7 Tips to Maintain Good Mental Health & Wellbeing

From keeping active to socialising with friends, maintaining good mental health and wellbeing can make a difference in your life and in the lives of other people. For this month’s mental health awareness campaign, our team of Studenteers share their own personal experiences to support mental health and wellbeing. Here are some of our top…

Matthew: “My Lifelong Battle With Both Physical & Mental Health”

Throughout my entire life I have had to battle against physical and mental health issues which threatened to take away everything I have worked hard to achieve.  The first time I ever needed help with my mental health was when my parents’ marriage broke down. At the time, I was 5 years old and even…

Being Kind to Yourself

A positive male perspective from a fighter against anxiety and depression. So, I have been living with diagnosed depression and anxiety for over ten years now. It’s something which can be so hard to understand or even see as it is an illness related to the mind. There is still a stigma attached to mental…

Feeling anxious with the ease of lockdown?

“Just as it took us time to find ways of coping during lockdown, we should also expect that it will take time to find our way back and to reconnect with life.” From 17th May, all of Scotland is expected to move to level 2 regarding lockdown measures. This means that cafes, pubs, restaurants, shops,…

How can creativity help with our mental health?

At the end of 2020, we created a project for our Studenteers with the charity, Arts For All, based in Tower Hamlets, London, who provide art therapy sessions for disadvantaged families in the area. The centre sits within one of the most deprived areas of the UK – many of the families who come to…

Mental Health Awareness

Our creative arts intern, Greta, wrote this piece to raise awareness surrounding mental health, an issue that has become even more important over this past year. Although mental illnesses such as OCD, Depression or Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are extremely important to talk about and de-stigmatise, it is also crucial that we acknowledge that everyone…