The Importance of Self-Care

The Importance of Self-Care

The Importance of Self-Care: Self-care refers to individuals' actions to maintain their physical, mental, and emotional health. It is an important aspect of overall well-being and can improve self-esteem, self-worth, and self-compassion. This guide will explore the...

The Impact of Stress and Trauma

The Impact of Stress and Trauma

The impact of stress and trauma is different for everyone. One's body and mind might react in different ways to the constant barrage of environmental and internal stresses. Everyone has stress or trauma in their lives, some more frequently than others, and some have a...

The Impact of Trauma on the Fire Service

The Impact of Trauma on the Fire Service

The impact of trauma on the Fire Service was heightened when listening to today’s news on the release of the Grenfell Tower Fire Report.  My heart goes out to those brave servicemen and women who undoubtedly are still battling with the trauma of the unforgettable...

PTSD – Some Questions Answered

PTSD – Some Questions Answered

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is something many of us are aware of but can we say we know everything about PTSD? PTSD is a growing problem. Particularly for services sector personnel. In this Blog, we answer some questions for you. Post-traumatic stress...

Suicide – Time to Take Stock

Suicide – Time to Take Stock

Personally, I don’t like the word ‘Suicide’.  I looked up the meaning on Wikipedia. ‘Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.’ In my view – nobody wants to die.  They are just at a point where they feel in so much pain, be that physical, mental or...

Healing from Trauma in the Fire Service

Healing from Trauma in the Fire Service

Listening to today’s news on the release of the Grenfell Tower Fire Report, my heart again goes out to those brave servicemen and women who undoubtedly are still battling with the trauma of the unforgettable tragic events on 14th June 2017.  The work for all personnel...