Grief, Hope, Mental Health, Mental Health Nursing, Mental Health Treatment, Recovery, Self esteem

Working with Families and Informal Carers

This blog post is related to another paper I wrote as part of my mental health nursing degree submissions. It was a 'choice' module and I chose it because, well, I feel very very strongly about not only patient involvement but the involvement of family and/or informal carers who often get left out. I should… Continue reading Working with Families and Informal Carers

Hope, Inspirational, Mental Health, Mental Health Nursing, Recovery, Self esteem, Suicide, University

Never doubt your ability to succeed in your dreams…

Hold onto self-worth & positivity as much as you can for so many experiences, good and bad, can lead to great things. BELIEVE in yourself!! This is taken from elsewhere that I thought was inspiring: At age 23, Oprah was fired from her first reporting job. At age 24, Stephen King was working as a… Continue reading Never doubt your ability to succeed in your dreams…

Mental Health, Self esteem

Doing the best you can, being ‘good enough’ and saying no…

You do the best you can.... That's all you can ever do. Sometimes we are met with criticism, and that can be really hard to deal with, but if you really know deep down that in the circumstances you are doing the best you can then that is 'good enough'. It has taken me a… Continue reading Doing the best you can, being ‘good enough’ and saying no…