The Christmas season can be a difficult time when you aren’t comfortable around your family. And seeing the world around you seemingly overjoyed to be spending time with their loved ones can make that feeling worse. Unfortunately for some, going home for the holidays can be daunting. If you have no choice but to see toxic and destructive to your mental health and wellbeing family members this Christmas, here are our tips on getting through it with mindfulness and your mental health and happiness intact.
The holiday season should be a time of gratitude, mindfulness and enjoyment, but it also often comes with stress, mostly associated with Christmas shopping. But what if we took our time to plan and give more mindful gifts instead?
According to the Mental Health Foundation, 74% of people in the UK have been so stressed at some point this year that they felt they could not cope. This isn’t surprising given in the last few weeks alone we’ve had rising Covid cases, increased costs of living, and a gas crisis. To make matters worse, we are yet to enter the most stressful period of the year - the Christmas season.
For most of us, the workplace is where we spend the majority of our lives, so we all know that being miserable at work can be corrosive and a detriment to our mental health and wellbeing. Whether we’ve started returning to the office or confirming and agreeing to our working from home schedules,it’s more important now than ever to take care of our minds and not let things get on top of us. Here are 5 simple, quick things we can do every day at work to look after our mental health.
As the great Maya Angelou said, “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use the more you have.” We will help you dig out every last bit of creativity in you with the help of inspiring illustrations and colours. That’s right! Colours are a key element that can have incredible positive and healthy effects in our life, therefore, you mustn’t underestimate its power.