We all tell stories, whether we know it or not. They don’t have to be written in a book; they can be every day life stories. When you tell your friend about a trip you took down the town that’s a story too. Every story has value.
Have a look at our stories below. We’d also love to hear your story, told in whatever way inspires you – find out more by reading our guidelines.
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Peter visits the Manor & Castle Springboard Social Café on behalf of Flourish and finds a warm welcome. He discovers a good mix of people from different backgrounds enjoying the various activities and speakers that are run fortnightly.
Here’s some useful and practical tips for remedying low mood as suggested by one of our regular contributors. What might work for you?
Becky tells us how swimming not only helps her relax and gives her some respite from her anxieties, but also that she is getting a physical workout which helps lift her mood too.
Finding unsuccessful New Year’s resolutions disillusioning, Becky explores a different way to make the changes she wants in her life in the coming year.
A mix of prenatal depression, her firstborn needing an extended stay in neonatal intensive care, and ongoing mental health difficulties didn’t provide a dream start to life as a parent. Nevertheless, a turbulent 12 months have put what’s important for Ruth into perspective this Christmas.