My Ongoing Wellbeing Journey
When I first recovered from depression, I made some changes in my life...
Recognise it as an illness.
You did not choose to be ill with depression. The same way you...
The effects of lockdown on mental health have frequently been in the headlines...
This Thursday we hosted the first of our monthly Wellbeing Days in partnership with a number of other organisations.
The free half-day event included a range of activities and classes to support wellbeing.
By offering a real range of things to do,...
The lockdown has led to many feeling more isolated. We discuss what we can do and the ups and downs of substituting technology for face to face contact.
The lockdown which began in March of this year as a response to the threat of the Coronavirus pandemic has led to major changes in our lives. It has led to changes in how we live, what we do each day and who we see.
For many across the country, both young and old, feelings of loneliness have been a common problem.
Not being able to see...
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For us, Meridian Wellbeing is about providing an accessible, one stop shop, to support the wellbeing needs of those living in...
Try asking this question to yourself every day and answer it honestly.
Feelings are normal, it is what makes us human.
There is nothing wrong in having them.
Try describing what makes you feel good, everything and anything that makes you feel good. It doesn’t matter whether they are simple or complex, things such as:
I am feeling lonely, bored of reading and looking at social media. I want to talk to a real person.
Try calling (video or just voice call) a friend or someone you know that you have not spoken to for a very long time.
Maybe for one reason or another you’ve lost contact or haven’t spoken to for a while. You might’ve felt that you need to come up with a reason to talk to them, and there has never been a good enough reason.
You have a reason now.
You want to...
Connect, build, broaden and strengthen relationships and social networks. Spend time with others, friends and family and make time for conversation or having that chat.
02. Be Active
Being active is for people of all ages and does not need to be intense physical activity. Being active, such as walking, can also encourage social interactions.
03. Take Notice
Being active is for people of all ages and does not need to be intense physical activity. Being active, such as...