Our Online Communities Reflections: Mental health is…

Thank you everyone for taking the time to complete the Sentence Completion task from last week’s Thought Provoking Thursday. What a beautiful range of sentences relating to mental health. I feel blessed to be able to share your amazing insights today, a day dedicated to the prevention of people dying due to mental health difficulties.…Read more »

Thought-Provoking Thursday: Mental health is…

I love words! There is something about how much one word can encapsulate which can feel quite magical. It is something I frequently get teased about by my family, as even within my immediate loved ones we all have a different and equally intriguing use of language. Whether that be the language I have picked…Read more »

Thought Provoking Thursday on a Saturday: Learning about your therapist through social media

Due to having a busy few days and the need for some important self care, I did not get the chance to post this week’s ‘Thought Provoking Thursday’ on Thursday. So, yes I’m going to go a little bit wild and post it on a Saturday!! 🙂 What I did do on Thursday was my…Read more »

Thought Provoking Thursday: Patient, Service User, Client – What way do you lean?

Going to see a healthcare professional for any reason can really bring up a whole range of emotions. Healthcare professionals also experience a whole range of emotions when seeing those they are treating. The relationship can be complex. It consists of two human beings, perfectly imperfect in their own unique way, working together to solve…Read more »

Thought Provoking Thursday: The medical model and mental health?

I think the sun might be going to my head. I completely forgot to post my thought-provoking question today even though I prepared it this morning. And this is definitely one that I reckon we could talk about until the cows come home 😊 I am currently writing about some of the issues surrounding pathologising…Read more »

Thought Provoking Thursday: Looking beyond what is right in front of you

Hi there you lovely lot, it is Thought Provoking Thursday again #TPT. This week we’re going to talk a little bit more about physical health issues. Our brains have a habit of seeing things as one thing or another, finding it difficult to hold on to the complexity of life or perhaps just finding it…Read more »