Working through the stress and finding your mojo!

Working through the stress and finding your mojo! Life can be so stressful and unpredictable, more so when we are up against it and no matter what we do we just cannot find a breakthrough. Many of my clients, are extremely intelligent, are highflyers with huge responsibilities or deadlines to work to. The adrenaline [...]

2021-10-20T13:01:19+01:00October 22nd, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Working through the stress and finding your mojo!

Hoarding and no one would have a clue?

About the Client Miss B is a middle-aged woman living alone and in isolation, in a one-bedroom, top floor apartment. The apartment forms part of a four-storey block of flats with no lift and is owned by a Housing Association. Her challenge. Miss B had been abused as a child, experienced heartache and several [...]

2021-10-20T20:11:51+01:00October 20th, 2021|Case Studies, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Hoarding and no one would have a clue?

7 stages of grief and loss

This is a guest blog by Jo Tocher giving you insights to the 7 stages of grief and loss.  Apart from losing our freedom by being in quarantine and lockdown, we are also losing our work, our businesses, and sadly some family members to the virus. One of the most difficult things to deal [...]

2021-10-29T11:25:10+01:00October 8th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on 7 stages of grief and loss

Living Alongside Mental Health Disorder

Living Alongside Mental Health Disorder Depression can arise from many sources: childbirth, bereavement, relationship issues, financial concerns, work or the lack of it. There are so many people struggling with everyday worries and stress which, when coupled with a significant life experience, can boil over and have a detrimental effect on anyone. Some people [...]

2021-09-27T16:18:31+01:00September 29th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Living Alongside Mental Health Disorder

Like a tree I stand tall, a poem to inspire you

Keep going! Like a tree I stand tall. A poem to inspire you, by Cheryl Carter. 'Like a tree I stand tall, my roots firmly grounded as I grow. Where naivety to the storms and diseases of life once stood, I accept whatever the conditions and go with the flow. Being put to the [...]

2021-09-27T16:51:11+01:00September 27th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Like a tree I stand tall, a poem to inspire you

Our Founders Story – Cheryl Carter

Our Founders story - an interview by Dorota Chioma. The article was written by Time to Change Kingston Champion, Dorota Chioma. She explores the varying states concerning the mind and mental health and created the Venusian Guide to Kingston - Mental Health Zine as a project for TTC Kingston Hub. This publication explores the [...]

2021-10-29T11:59:19+01:00September 27th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Our Founders Story – Cheryl Carter

Unconditional Love Is A Wonderful Thing

Unconditional Love Is A Wonderful Thing Parents will always worry over their children’s well-being and success, sometimes to the extent that it is all too easy for us to become obsessive or competitive. But when we get caught up in ensuring that our children obtain high-income jobs and high-level qualifications, we can fail to [...]

2021-09-20T14:49:29+01:00September 20th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Unconditional Love Is A Wonderful Thing

Keeping the matrimonial home after divorce

Keeping the matrimonial home after divorce Divorce does not necessarily mean the disposal of the family matrimonial home and if financially feasible it can be agreed until the children reach a certain age. By doing so it can relieve the stress of having to downsize and most importantly will give the children maintain familiarity [...]

2021-09-15T11:09:49+01:00September 1st, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Keeping the matrimonial home after divorce

You owe yourself the love that you so freely give to other people

You owe yourself the love that you so freely give to other people Love can be so strong and positive when it’s a two-way thing. It can build bridges and be so uplifting, but what do we you do when the one you love is no longer there or they no longer love you? [...]

2021-09-20T15:56:54+01:00August 29th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on You owe yourself the love that you so freely give to other people

Mother Nature Can Teach Us So Much

How mother nature can teach us so much. Life is constantly changing, and we need to be able to adapt to those situations as and when they arise. This is easier said than done and when we are in the thick of it, it can be hard to see that when life is stagnant, [...]

2021-09-15T11:43:48+01:00August 1st, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Mother Nature Can Teach Us So Much

Improve your Wellbeing with Alternative Therapies

Improve your Well-being with Alternative Therapies In a world surrounded by people and social media, you can still feel alone. To grow up in a family whether unconditionally loved or not, having others around you to interact with, stimulate the mind and encourage change for good or bad reasons, is an interaction that makes [...]

2021-10-29T11:29:39+01:00July 31st, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Improve your Wellbeing with Alternative Therapies

Nothing Is Forever, even our worries

Nothing Is Forever, Even Our Worries I had the pleasure of being in the company of a truly inspirational 91-year-old gentleman, living in Northwood and looking to downsize his family home. He has the energy of someone in their 70’s and even looked it! It was a privilege to hear him talk about his [...]

2021-09-15T14:15:32+01:00July 29th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Nothing Is Forever, even our worries

Living with dementia and struggling at home?

Living with dementia and struggling to manage at home? EHM was asked to provide a consultation with a client who’s Father has dementia and was struggling to manage his home. The gentleman was living on his own; in a two bedroom split level maisonette. The maisonette was part of a purpose built complex and [...]

2021-09-27T15:21:29+01:00July 21st, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Living with dementia and struggling at home?

Personal Maintenance when living with cognitive impairment

Personal Maintenance when living with cognitive impairment In my personal and professional life, it has been my experience that many individuals who are living with cognitive impairment or have been institutionalised, find it difficult to cope with maintaining their home once they return to independent living. Conditions such as depression can be disabling, with [...]

2021-10-06T20:21:26+01:00July 15th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Personal Maintenance when living with cognitive impairment

How Learning to Love Yourself Brings Inner Strength

How Learning to Love Yourself Brings Inner Strength and Peace. Love can be so strong and positive when it’s a two-way thing. It can build bridges and be so uplifting, but what do you do when the one you love is no longer there or they no longer love you? We naturally think that [...]

2021-09-15T13:27:18+01:00July 7th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on How Learning to Love Yourself Brings Inner Strength

Would a stranger, who does not know your child be the best person to decide about their welfare?

Would a stranger, who does not know your child be the best person to decide about their welfare? Up to the age of 18, children have the protection of their parents, thereafter they are suddenly classed as an adult with sometimes complete strangers making decisions about their welfare and well-being. In most families, parents [...]

2021-08-04T13:35:31+01:00July 5th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Would a stranger, who does not know your child be the best person to decide about their welfare?

Find our strength in adversity. A poem for you.

Finding our strength in adversity. I wrote a poem to give me strength during my personal journey. I hope you enjoy it and it brings you strength too. "Like a tree I stand tall, my roots firmly grounded as I grow. Where naivety to the storms and diseases of life once stood, I accept [...]

2021-08-04T14:00:27+01:00June 29th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Find our strength in adversity. A poem for you.

Why Don’t You? Remember that?

"Why Don't You? Why Don't You Just Switch Off Your Television Set and Go and Do Something Less Boring Instead?" For those of you too young to remember this was a BBC children's television series that started back in the '70s. Quite apt when you think how much time we spend in front of [...]

2021-08-04T13:53:00+01:00June 29th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Why Don’t You? Remember that?

Fear, Denial, Anger and Acceptance in a mammogram centre

Fear, denial, anger and acceptance in a mammagram centre Having had my mammogram and ultrasound I returned to the waiting area and as I took my seat I began anxiously to wonder whether the results would be positive or negative. The wait felt like an eternity, and my thoughts drifted before realising how many [...]

2021-07-29T14:41:31+01:00June 29th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Fear, Denial, Anger and Acceptance in a mammogram centre

9 ways to cope when love is one sided.

9 ways to cope when love is one-sided. Love can be so strong and positive when it’s a two-way thing. It can build bridges and be so uplifting, but what do we you do when the one you love is no longer there or they no longer love you? When love is one-sided? We [...]

2021-07-26T15:50:41+01:00June 29th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on 9 ways to cope when love is one sided.

Carers are our Unsung and Unpaid Heroes

Carers are our unsung and unpaid heroes. Change can be difficult for many of us and learning to adjust can prove challenging for any able body person. Controlling those emotions and keeping active both mentally and physically through stressful times, is what we are all advised. This is all fine when we have good health, including [...]

2021-10-27T16:16:59+01:00March 28th, 2021|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Carers are our Unsung and Unpaid Heroes

When Television Is Your New Best Friend?

When television is your new best friend? A lonely child might invent an imaginary friend, but for adults, reprieve from loneliness comes from a less creative source: television. New studies find that humans are sating their craving for friendship by forming relationships with the people on TV. In a new article from the Journal of [...]

2021-09-27T14:17:45+01:00April 12th, 2016|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on When Television Is Your New Best Friend?

Stress: Fight or Flight?

Stress: Fight or Flight? We never know what life has in store for us; at one moment, you could be a high flyer without a care in the world and at the next, you could be faced with a life-changing trauma, your world could be turned upside down, with the possibility of losing everything [...]

2021-09-01T16:08:51+01:00April 12th, 2016|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on Stress: Fight or Flight?

7 actions you can take to stay positive when it feels like your life is falling apart

7 actions you can take to stay positive when it feels like your life is falling apart I had the pleasure of talking to Catherine Pratt today who has these proven tips to help you in difficult times. Catherine was recently asked the following question about how to stay positive in a rough situation [...]

2021-09-15T10:50:10+01:00April 12th, 2016|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on 7 actions you can take to stay positive when it feels like your life is falling apart

A Guide to Cultivating Compassion in Your Life, With 7 Practices

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama BY LEO BABAUTA I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives. I’m not talking about the short-term gratification of [...]

2021-09-15T13:04:26+01:00April 12th, 2016|Blog, Improving Your Wellbeing|Comments Off on A Guide to Cultivating Compassion in Your Life, With 7 Practices
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