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Here you’ll find our Blog posts that include regular guest blogs from our supportive mental health community.

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Latest Posts

10Oct 21
Putting ALGEE Into Practise

Putting ALGEE into practise

Guest blogger and Ambassador Lucy writes about how sunlight can affect your mood. She looks at the key factors that can increase your wellbeing.
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09Sep 21
The Gym Diaries – Part 2

The Gym Diaries – Part 2

Here's part 2 of Ruby's series - The Gym Diaries - which she describes her battle with not feeling guilty when she doesn't exercise!
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08Sep 21
It’s Good To Talk

It’s good to talk

TW: Our CYP Services Manager shares her throughts about how good it is to talk - even when about difficult topics such as suicide.
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07Sep 21
The Ripple Effect Of Suicide

The ripple effect of suicide

TW: Our blogger writes about the impact 2 suicides had on their family. Years of bottling up emotions led to intense relief when they talked.
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25Jul 21
The Grounding Power Of Nature

The grounding power of nature

Guest blogger Gem writes about how she harnessed the power of nature to get herself out of a mental health dip, caused by lockdown and losing her career.
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18Jul 21
Sunlight And Your Wellbeing

Sunlight and your wellbeing

Guest blogger and Ambassador Lucy writes about how sunlight can affect your mood. She looks at the key factors that can increase your wellbeing.
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13Jun 21
Nature And Narrow Boats

Nature and narrow boats

Our blog is written by our Adult Counselling Team Leader, Claire. In the third lockdown she enjoyed getting out in nature, especially on a narrow boat.
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27May 21
The Rewards Of Volunteering

The rewards of volunteering

Our blogger Sam shares how volunteering was as rewarding for her as it was for her Befriending client. The experience helped increase her confidence.
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27May 21
From Volunteer To Employment

From volunteer to employment

Our blog this week follows the journey our Bidwriter Marie made from her volunteer role to being a paid member of Dorset Mind's staff. It's inspirational.
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23May 21
Making A Return To Work

Making a return to work

Our blog this week is the observations our Training Manager has made whilst on maternity leave. She's currently in the process of making a return to work.
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12May 21
Nature And Mental Health

Nature and mental health

Guest blogger and Ambassador Lucy writes about the benefits of getting outside in nature and provides a list of suggestions to help you do so.
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09May 21
Nature’s Magic

Nature’s Magic

Guest blogger Vicky describes her solution for when she can't get to sleep at night - and it's a brilliant grounding technique to try!
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03May 21
Maternal Mental Health

Maternal mental health

Our blogger, Viv Allen, writes about how her experience going into parenthood caused her to realise that there was a lack of support for new families.
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18Apr 21
Stress And Me By Chandy

Stress and me by Chandy

Guest Blogger and ambassador, Chandy, writes about stress and how he manages the impact of it on his life by running, his main coping strategy.
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28Mar 21
Running Together, Virtually

Running together, virtually

Our guest blogger Helen shares her story about how she found an online running community where she felt she was understood and belonged.
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12Mar 21
Celebrating My Mum

Celebrating my Mum

Our anonymous blogger writes about the painful experience of losing their Mum in their 20s. And how they coped and eventually came to terms with their loss.
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19Feb 21
Connecting Through Campaigns

Connecting through campaigns

Our guest blog was written by Ambassador Sarah Hopkins who found during lockdown, the thing that got her through was staying connected to others.
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14Feb 21
Colour Your Mind With A Rainbow

Colour your mind with a rainbow

Our blog is written by our GAP Project Coordinator Sharon, who has been encouraging people to build colour into their every day to improve their wellbeing.
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18Jan 21
Aster And Workplace Wellbeing

Aster and workplace wellbeing

Guest blogger Julie Cridland, the Employee Experience Lead at Aster Group, has written a piece about Aster's wellbeing journey supporting their employees.
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10Jan 21
Wellbeing… Being Well?

Wellbeing… Being Well?

Our Adult Services Manager, Nicole, has written a blog about some of the wellbeing strategies we've put in place after working from home during lockdown.
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01Jan 21
Keeping Mentally Fit

Keeping Mentally Fit

In our latest blog, our guest blogger, Paul shares why it's so important to stay mentally and physically active during lockdown.
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20Dec 20
Why I Hate Christmas

Why I hate Christmas

Guest blogger Gordon Fong explains why he finds Christmas difficult. It all goes back to his roots and feeling an outsider in North Eastern England.
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22Oct 20
Your Money And Mental Health

Your Money and Mental Health

Strugging with your finances can affect on your mental health. Read our 5-step blueprint for coping in a crisis and information on where you can find further support for money worries.
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14Sep 20
For The Love Of Nature

For the love of nature

In our latest blog, our guest blogger, Sharon, explains how being in nature can be beneficial for your physical and mental wellbeing.
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03Sep 20
Empty Nest Syndrome

Empty nest syndrome

In our latest blog, our guest blogger, Marie, shares her tips to help fill the void when your child moves out of home for school.
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01Sep 20
Back To School

Back to school

In our latest blog, our guest blogger, Lucy, shares tips to help manage young peoples mental health when returning back to school.
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13Jul 20
Isolation And Loneliness

Isolation and Loneliness

In our latest blog our guest blogger, and Income Generation & Marketing manager, Dee, shares the actions we can take to combat isolation and loneliness.
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