EMBRACE THE STRESS – the tough going is not going to get any easier!

It would be wise to consider the words of Buddha when navigating the next few months out of this pandemic and into the new order – “Do not dwell on the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” I believe that the monumental struggles that this industry has …

“I had planned how to die – I didn’t know how to live.”

In this episode of a Mental Health Revolution in the Workplace, Marilyn Hawes explains the impact of the grooming and sexual abuse of her three sons, and how her ‘greatest calling’ came out of the pain is generated. We go on to talk about how the after-effects can seep far and wide into adulthood and …

Electric Shocks and Drugs reduced Jean to a Zombie

In this episode of the Mental Health Revolution Podcast, Jean Davison tells of the disturbing chain of events that unfolded when, as a teenager, she became a ‘voluntary’ patient in the psychiatric system (1968-1974). Heavy drugs and electric shock treatment reduced her to a zombie. Years later, she found she had been given a ‘schizophrenia’ …

Trapped in the mental health system

Allister Frost was interned by the UK mental health system for 419 days, where he was, in his words, “psychologically & physically abused by multiple NHS Trusts.” Since being ‘released’, he has campaigned to have his unproven diagnosis overturned, and is passionate in highlighting the Mental Health Act and its damaging effect those with mental …

YOU CAN CALL ME!!!! – KEEP A CHECK ON THOSE EMOTIONS AS WE ENTER ANOTHER LOCKDOWN

The next few weeks and months are going to be incredibly tough for everyone, without exception. I’ve highlighted three key areas for you to focus on to keep a check on your own emotional wellbeing and to keep a check on those you are working with. Needless to say, if ANYONE needs to rant, rave, …