Today marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week, an annual campaign run by the Mental Health Foundation created to help raise awareness and eradicate stigma. This year the campaign is centred around whether or not we are ‘surviving’ or ‘thriving’.
The hope of the campaign is to understand why many of us feel stuck in ‘survive’ mode, rather than thriving with good mental health. Considering this question in the office, we kept coming back to one answer:
We’re not taking enough time for self-care.
Whether you’re currently dealing with a mental health problem or not, looking after yourself is essential for good...