It is with much sadness that I have to inform our readers that the wonderful man who writes as ‘Dream Angus’ died a few days ago.
“When we see something beyond our expectations, local patches of brain tissue generate small ‘atoms’ of positive affect, “Edward Vessel
“We’re going to have a new pandemic on its own of like, increased mental health because the support has just disappeared”
90% of unpaid carers said that they are spending more time caring and 82% saying they have had no respite since the beginning of the pandemic.
“If you’re feeling anxious, try to limit the time you allow yourself to worry and take deep breaths if you start to feel overwhelmed. “
How did I get here? My cancer recovery story continues
” During one of our discussions, we talked about mental health in hockey, especially over the lockdowns, and about what our clubs had done to help members and support people.”
In Orkney in 2019/20 only £20 was spent per head of population, the lowest for any Health Board in Scotland. In comparison in The Western Isles £156 per head was spent.
It’s not necessary to always fill our day with ‘activity’. It is equally important to take time out.
“I was letting my mind spend too much time dwelling on the wrong-doings of some individuals in the world today – internationally, nationally and locally. “
Self-care information and advice to support people in Orkney