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.
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.
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
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.
Ambassador Kelly Allen MRICS shares her story of alcohol use disorder and its unhappy relationship with anxiety this Alcohol Awareness Week.
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.
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.
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'...
"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
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.
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
LionHeart support officer Ben Halpin answers some questions about our Back to Work service, which saw demand jump by almost 60% last year.
Despite some delays and IT issues, the APC countdown clock has started for many autumn candidates. LionHeart trustee and APC guru Kate Taylor FRICS sets out 10 things to do before final assessment.
After we recently announced the launch of a brand new youth counselling service, LionHeart counsellor Mark Hodson discusses how mental health problems in young people can impact the whole family.
Referral doesn't mean you'll never be a chartered surveyor: it just means not now, says Kate Taylor FRICS, who sets out her six top tips for moving forward
LionHeart support officer and qualified coach Clare Davis describes the benefits of coaching in times of change - and some of the scenarios in which we can help.
Our mental health ambassador Kim Lydon shares his story of a turbulent childhood and subsequent problems with depression and alcohol - and the 'wake-up call' that led to him getting professional help
LionHeart fundraiser Faye Smith explains the two simple and exciting challenges for you to get involved with this spring - the Captain Tom 100 and 5K May.
LionHeart's Jo Grant reflects on her own mental health as a student, how this impacted her later life, and why it's important to highlight the subject through awareness days like University Mental Health Day.
Jordanne Dunn AssocRICS never imagined LionHeart counselling would help so much - nor that it would inspire her to go on to become a volunteer ambassador so she could encourage other people to seek support when needed