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Posts by Jane McNeice

Managing Wellness, By Jane McNeice

Posted by on 11 Feb, 2019 in Mental Health |

Managing Wellness, By Jane McNeice

Some of my followers will be aware that I have life long experience of managing Generalised Anxiety Disorder, of the high functioning type. It’s a significant part of my frame of reference and something I’ve shared openly in my blog and training courses. My family tree has a significant pattern of mixed anxiety and depression and of varying degrees in severity, so as to causes I suspect these relate to genetic pre-disposition, personality type, and environmental factors – biopsychosocial...

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It’s important to Talk, but even more important to Listen, By Jane McNeice

Posted by on 6 Feb, 2019 in Mental Health |

It’s important to Talk, but even more important to Listen, By Jane McNeice

Time to Talk day is a great opportunity to encourage the nation to be more open about mental health. We all have mental health, and from time to time we may all need support if our mental health isn’t as good as we’d like it to be. The first step in getting that support when we need it is to be able to reach out, express how we feel, and to express our need for support. But our reaching out needs to be heard. Time to Talk day is about sharing, talking, expressing thoughts, feelings, needs, but...

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The Benefits of Walking in Nature

Posted by on 28 Nov, 2018 in Mental Health |

The Benefits of Walking in Nature

The benefits of walking in nature can be felt for up to 7 hours afterwards… You’ve probably had that feeling of needing to get out into nature when things get a bit much. Or is that just me? There are many ways in which it can help with your emotional, mental and physical health. It helps you to focus on the positives of your life. Some studies show that it can affect our ‘broodiness’ state. Not the one where we’d like to produce mini me’s, but the mood...

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DLG supports Mental Health First Aider Training

Posted by on 30 Oct, 2018 in Mental Health |

DLG supports Mental Health First Aider Training

Direct Line Group has trained more than 100 of their workforce, across a variety of locations as Mental Health First Aiders within their business, as they aim to have a mental health first aider on every floor, at every site in the UK. All the First Aiders have completed the two day Adult training course, equipping them to support colleagues in the workplace, and providing them with valuable life skills for their personal lives also. Mind Matters has provided some of the training for these...

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Small Businesses – FSB Guide to Wellbeing

Posted by on 24 Oct, 2018 in Mental Health |

Small Businesses – FSB Guide to Wellbeing

Mind Matters is a relatively new company, a small business based in South Yorkshire, with some big reasons for the doing the work that we do. We are a small team that work very hard to make a positive difference to people and businesses through our Mental Health Training courses. Like many small businesses, we face small business challenges such as capacity, cash flow, marketing on a budget, and various other considerations.  This means we can often relate to our small business customers,...

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