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Mindfulness is Fine, but Staring at a Raisin Won’t Cure Anxiety

The blurb on the back of the book had an enticing promise: "Take a few minutes out of your day and colour your way to peace and calm". After decades of grappling with acute anxiety, perhaps this mindfulness colouring book would be my magic bullet. I bought a pack of fancy pencils and got to [...]

Am I Too Crazy To Work in Mental Health?

This is an edited extract of a blog post by Polly Chester. Read the full piece here.   I’ve learned that knowledge of mental health practice can give us a dangerous and false sense of galvanization against what we advocate for. The conversation I had with the previously unknown general practitioner who recently assessed me said [...]