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Posts by Jane McNeice

The Bowen Technique & your Mental Health, By Debbie Guest

Posted by on 23 May, 2019 in Mental Health, Uncategorized |

The Bowen Technique & your Mental Health, By Debbie Guest

I’m not going to say numbers or quote statistics. You can seek and discover these for yourself and all the figures are different. No one is a number. I can say feeling wound up and stressed is a common symptom in life; low mood, sleep problems and anxiety are others. What I will say, is that the Bowen Technique can help to achieve and maintain balance within you. Not just the physical balance within your body, Bowen Therapy is incredibly beneficial for emotional relaxation. It’s a great...

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Recognising our Strengths, By Jane McNeice

Posted by on 28 Mar, 2019 in Mental Health |

Recognising our Strengths, By Jane McNeice

When Mind Matters attended the recent Health & Wellbeing at Work Conference in Birmingham we met some really interesting people offering a variety of services to support businesses and individuals. One of the little gems we came across was a company called Work Positive who have created a product to help people to identify and recognise their strengths and to identify these in others. For those of us who have experienced poor mental health, or supported others experiencing mental health...

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Suicide is Not a Dirty Word, By Vicki Foulds-Duncan

Posted by on 26 Mar, 2019 in Mental Health |

Suicide is Not a Dirty Word, By Vicki Foulds-Duncan

Suicide. There. I said it. Yet, despite the fact that more than 6000 people across the UK and ROI die by suicide every year, so many of us don’t. This morning, as I sat with a cup of tea reading the local news, I came across sadly familiar phrases in a news article: “fallen from a railway bridge”; “no suspicious circumstances”; “if you are affected by the issues in this story, call Samaritans on 116 123”. I initially felt incredibly sad for the gentleman who died, his family and friends, the...

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Health & Wellbeing at Work 2019, By Jane McNeice

Posted by on 7 Mar, 2019 in Mental Health |

Health & Wellbeing at Work 2019, By Jane McNeice

Having attended the Health & Wellbeing at Work event at Birmingham NEC since my first visit in 2009, I’ve watched it evolve from its early pre-recession days and pre-mental health ‘wake-up’ to what I’ve experienced this week at the 13th annual event. During the last 13 years I’ve mostly attended as a delegate, exhibiting once with a previous company, and this year for the first time with my own training company Mind Matters. Me, and one of my Associate Trainers Gemma Davies brought along...

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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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