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Ten Small Steps For Facing and Managing Change

In this article Pavlenka Small of Small Steps Coaching discusses change and offers 10 tips for facing and managing change in your life. There is a saying, ‘the only thing in life that is certain, is that life is uncertain.’ No matter how much we prepare for and try to deal with unexpected change, most…

Good Mood Food Recipe – Lemon Ginger Salmon, by Sarah Birrell (The Bury Natural Health Centre)

Salmon is a good source of protein and Omega 3 fatty acids. It is thought that Omega 3 fatty acids feed the brain, enabling the neurotransmitters to flow more easily. Consequently these fatty acids are really important for helping to combat feeling of depression and anxiety, poor memory, and to balance hormones and improve positive…

Good Mood Food Recipe – Berry Clever Nutrition, Salmon and Fennel in a Bag

Salmon is an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids, which are needed for several reasons, including keeping our arteries healthy, keeping the immune system working and supporting brain function. The brain is made of fat and it is thought that omega 3 fatty acids feed the brain which therefore makes the neurotransmitters flow more…

Nirvana and Me

This inspirational story is from Bob Brotchie, a local psychotherapist from Newmarket, who shares his healing journey from childhood loss and pain towards peace, greater self-esteem, focus and creativity. It’s the mid 70’s and I’m in my parents’ bedroom, ‘nosing’ through drawers in a dresser. At eleven, the youngest son of three…and our mother had…

Suffolk Libraries invites people with experience of mental health issues to become ‘living books’

Individuals whose lives have been affected by mental health issues are being invited to take part in the Human Libraries project, organised by Suffolk Libraries. This concept is quite new in the UK but is an excellent way to create understanding surrounding a range of sensitive issues, including mental health, alcohol awareness, drug awareness and…

The Link Between Spirituality and Mental Health

“Spiritual people are more likely to be mentally ill (but at least they think life has more meaning)”, cried the Daily Mail as we entered 2013. I was surprised and saddened when I read this article. Surprised, because my spirituality forms an essential part of my own mental health and emotional wellbeing toolkit, and saddened…

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