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Created on 18 May 2022

Good mental health at work...

For many of us, work is a huge part of our lives, both in time and mental capacity. Having a fulfilling job, and a job you enjoy can be good for both your mental health and your wellbeing. It also bri...

Created on 18 May 2022

What is normal?...

Covid has had a huge impact on how we now think, work, and interact with each other. Before Covid we were commuting, clogging the roads, trains, and buses. Enduring the lengthy travel time and havi...

Created on 13 April 2022

Seasonal Affective Disorder...

Sadness SAD and the effects of our environment can all become contributing factors on our wellbeing and mental health. When we encounter individuals with this condition, it's important to remember tha...

Created on 13 April 2022

When you’re not feeling OK...

I used to hate feeling low for no reason that I could think of.  I would “hibernate”, tuck my head under my Duvet and think “Nope – I can’t do this”, or “Nope – don’t want to do this”. My family an...

Created on 13 April 2022

Introducing our new Coordinator in Basildon...

My name's Jenny and I’m the new centre manager at Signpost Basildon. I have supported many participants who suffer with mental illness throughout the years. And although it can be difficult at time...

Created on 2 March 2022

Hope – and our Peer Support Workers...

“Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large. As a verb, its definitions inclu...

Created on 2 March 2022

Fluidity – understanding our own wellbeing...

One of our Peer Support Workers explores how understanding change and the fluidity of our own wellbeing and mental health can be really helpful. We’ve all heard the News and we’ve all been through...

Created on 2 March 2022

Accessible IT for all...

When faced with new challenges or opportunities we get our heads together and think of innovative ways to make the most of what we have. When we applied for and received refurbished tablets from Essex...

Created on 7 February 2022

Me and You and a Dog named Boo…....

I wonder if any of you were born before 1971 and remember that song?  My family and I rescued a puppy three and a half years ago and we decided to call her “Boo” (a character from a certain Disney fil...

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