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eLearning Helped Me Understand What Was Happening To My Loved One with Early Onset Dementia

Jacqui Schroeder, a teaching assistant from Nottinghamshire, met her husband, Steve, when he was 38. Speaking to Centre of Excellence, Jacqui said, “He was kind, caring, supportive and would help anyone. He was amazing with my children and grandchildren.” Working as a long-distance lorry driver ...

How Studying CBT for Depression and Anxiety Helped Me Overcome a Nervous Breakdown

How Studying CBT for Depression and Anxiety Helped Me Overcome a Nervous Breakdown

Please note, this article is not intended as medical advice. Should you be considering CBT for depression or any number of ailments, please seek ... Read More

How to Build Emotional Resilience and Mental Toughness

How to Build Emotional Resilience and Mental Toughness

Emotional resilience is the ability to cope with life’s adversities and being able to get back on track afterwards. The word ‘resilience’ comes ... Read More

Anxiety and What to Do When It Gets the Better of You

Anxiety and What to Do When It Gets the Better of You

Everybody is familiar with the feeling of being anxious; hands feel hot and clammy, your heart rate quickens and feels so loud like it is bangin ... Read More

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

You may be familiar with the term ‘cognitive behavioural therapy’ (CBT); a popular form of psychotherapy that aids those suffering with mental he ... Read More

Mindfulness or Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy?

Mindfulness or Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy?

Mindfulness has become something of a buzzword. You might have heard of Mindfulness, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) or Mindfulness Bas ... Read More

Yoga and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Yoga and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Yoga is great for stretching, for relaxation, strengthening and toning. But I’ve recently discovered one more thing it is great for. I’ve been lea ... Read More

MBCT Diary: 12 – Using MBCT to Prevent Relapse

MBCT Diary: 12 – Using MBCT to Prevent Relapse

I’m blogging about my experience of a series of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy sessions. You can read the posts in order starting here. This ... Read More

MBCT Diary: 11  - Taking Care of Ourselves

MBCT Diary: 11 - Taking Care of Ourselves

I’m blogging about my experience of a series of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy sessions. You can read the posts in order starting here. Befor ... Read More

MBCT Diary: 9 – Thoughts are not Facts

MBCT Diary: 9 – Thoughts are not Facts

I’m blogging about my experience of a series of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy sessions. You can read the posts in order starting here. It is ... Read More

MBCT Diary: 8 – Allowing and Letting Be

MBCT Diary: 8 – Allowing and Letting Be

I’m blogging about my experience of a series of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy sessions. You can read the posts in order starting here. A wor ... Read More

MBCT Diary: 7 – Staying Present

MBCT Diary: 7 – Staying Present

I’m blogging about my experience of a series of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy sessions. You can read the posts in order starting here. "It’s ... Read More

MBCT Diary: 6 – Using Breathing Space to ‘Reset’

MBCT Diary: 6 – Using Breathing Space to ‘Reset’

I’m blogging about my experience of a series of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy sessions. You can read the posts in order starting here. Recor ... Read More