Our DPSN theme for August is ‘Connection’. Connection is a hugely important part of the human experience and this month we’ve asked our bloggers to reflect on how they connect to others, themselves or the world around them. We want to hear your thoughts on connection too, so let us know in the comments below, or jump over to our Facebook page to join the conversation.
The internet can be a tricky place when it comes to care, but Sam Orchard shares a comic he wrote about using the internet for self care.
My favourite way to pass the time when I’m feeling down is with colouring-in books. I find when I’m paying close attention to the pictures I can feel myself relaxing with each different colour I add.
In this week’s vlog Philip Patston chats about what self-care means to him.
We thought we’d lead on from the mental health theme by making November ‘self-care’ month on DPSN. We’ve asked our bloggers to talk about the stress of modern life and what they do to take care of their physical, emotional and mental well-being. From what they are doing when things go right, to how things change when things go wrong! As always, we’re keen for you to be part of the conversation, so let us know your thoughts in the comments below, or jump over to our Facebook page to join the conversation.
This month it’s ‘body’ month on DPSN. We’ve asked our bloggers to let us know their thoughts on things like body image (both positive and negative), gender diversity, unique functioning or physical well-being.
Therapists, as a general rule, can spend an awful lot of time teaching clients how to take better care of themselves. Ironically, as a group, we probably don’t do nearly enough of this ourselves. I think one of the main reasons why, is that we are often so worried about “getting it right” that we…