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18/05/2022

This International Coaching Week, support officer and qualified coach Clare Davis explains how the process is helping people make changes and achieve new goals

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12/05/2022

Research suggests 16-24-year-olds are more likely than any other age group to feel lonely. Carmel Mullan-Hartley, chief exec of our youth counselling partner, suggests how parents can help.

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09/05/2022

"I realised that although I loved this person dearly, I could not and should not support him on my own any longer" - our ambassador Emma Snipp shares her story of mental ill health and the impact it can have on loved ones

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28/04/2022

'A conversation no parent should have' - but Ian Leech shares why talking to his dying daughter about her wishes was one of the richest conversations he's ever had

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07/04/2022

This Stress Awareness Month our counsellor Mark Hodson shares 9 simple stress-busting tips: some of them are really small adjustments to your daily routine, yet they can pack a big punch when it comes to improved mental health...

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23/03/2022

At the age of 28, Zaman Sheikh was diagnosed with ADHD. He shares the highs and lows of his journey since then and how, with the right support at work, neurodiversity can be a "super power"...

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16/03/2022

LionHeart trustee Philippa Sampson-Bancroft shares her story of mental health and how she now hopes to help others by working with us.

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10/02/2022

This Children's Mental Health Week, a mum tells LionHeart about her daughter's mental health crisis and the impact it had on the family

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04/02/2022

Tim Kenny AssocRICS shares his story of cancer, how it changed his outlook on life and his relationship with stress - and would ultimately lead him to work with LionHeart to deliver yoga-based stress management webinars.

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13/01/2022

Short of putting a bag over your head, it can be impossible to avoid coming into contact with booze in the surveying culture, says Elise Thompson MRICS. She shares six ways that helped her reassess her relationship with alcohol, and her new-found confidence because of it.

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04/01/2022

New Year traditionally involves looking both backwards and forwards, but perhaps this year there is inevitably an instinctive preference for the forward view, says Peter McCrea FRICS, chair of the LionHeart board.

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19/11/2021

Mental health ambassador Paddy Phillips MRICS shares his story of alcoholism, the ups and downs of getting sober, and looking at life through a new lens

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18/11/2021

Your natural response is to want to protect young people from such big and distressing feelings. But while you can't take away their loss, you can provide gentle support along a their bereavement journey, says Carmel Mullan-Hartley.

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16/11/2021

Ambassador Kelly Allen MRICS shares her story of alcohol use disorder and its unhappy relationship with anxiety this Alcohol Awareness Week.

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04/11/2021

This International Stress Awareness Week, LionHeart mental health ambassador Derek Carter MRICS describes how the 'drip drip drip effect' of workplace stress landed him in hospital with a suspected heart attack.

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22/10/2021

The teenage years can be a time when communication breaks down in families. The chief exec of our new youth counselling provider gives some tips on how to get your teen talking as half term approaches.

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18/10/2021

On World Menopause Day, LionHeart ambassador Marion Ellis FRICS shares her experiences of early menopause - and how it can be reframed into something positive despite feeling like a 'dirty, scary word'...

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13/10/2021

"I woke up not wanting to be here. And I went to bed not wanting to be here."

LionHeart ambassador Alison Westwood shares her story of pregnancy loss and depression, and coming out the other side

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12/10/2021

Mental health problems in young people have risen since the start of pandemic and it’s likely the ongoing experience will continue to negatively affect wellbeing. Carmel Mullan-Hartley, chief executive of our new youth counselling service provider Open Door Counselling, discusses how we can support our young people.

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08/10/2021

LionHeart ambassador Dave Vernon shares his own story of depression - and the huge life changes he made which would lead to a fresh start and the road to recovery, as part of our content for World Mental Health Day

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