Employees are not required to disclose mental health issues but it may be in your benefit to consider doing so. You may be hesitant to notify your employer about a mental health condition because you are concerned about confidentiality or how you will be treated. However, if you have a mental health problem that qualifies … Continue reading Telling employers about mental illness
How to Boost Confidence in Children
Children who lack confidence will be reluctant to try new or challenging things because they're scared of failing or disappointing others. This could lead to problems in functioning later in life. For this reason it is important to instil a healthy confidence in our children. Here are 7 effective ways to do this: 1. Allow your … Continue reading How to Boost Confidence in Children
How to Help Children Cope with Grief
Grief in children is often expressed differently to grief in adults - understanding the process for children will help you to help them. A child's behaviour during bereavement can be confusing. One moment they may be crying and the next playing happily. Children have their own ways of processing and expressing their pain and will … Continue reading How to Help Children Cope with Grief
Why do People Self-Harm?
Self-harm, also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, usually done without the intent of suicide. Self harm has a stigma attached to it, with non-suffers often assuming the only reason for this behaviour is to garner ‘attention’. However, this behaviour is often routed in psychological suffering and provides … Continue reading Why do People Self-Harm?