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Created on 19 October 2021

We all get nervous .....

Thoughts from our new Peer Support Worker Nerves, we all get them from time to time and some of us more than others. Sometimes we might dread them, but they are a sign that adrenalin is pumping which...

Created on 19 October 2021

Finding space and a place . . . again…....

Our Peer Support Worker Reflects upon the impact of changing situations We surprise ourselves perhaps by our need to find space again.  The world is starting to feel busy and finding space can seem l...

Created on 19 October 2021

It’s okay not to know what you want to do...

Reflections on my journey (thoughts from one of the HeadsUp team) From the age of about twelve I knew I wanted to join the Army as an officer. At the age of nineteen I set off to university where I j...

Created on 1 September 2021

“Freedom Day” – what does this mean?...

With 38,928,936 people having had a 1st dose of vaccine and 30,452,042 the 2nd in the UK [at the time of writing] most people feel safer and more hopeful that life will return to how it was. Many are...

Created on 1 September 2021

Could what I eat help me feel better?...

The simple answer is yes……… This doesn't necessarily mean that by eating a particular food you might suddenly stop feeling low in mood, but there is evidence to suggest that eating healthily and...

Created on 1 September 2021

Myth Busting Apprenticeships!...

There are loads of ways to take steps towards employment, you might consider volunteering, work experience, training, and education before you job search, and of course there are many apprenticeship o...

Created on 19 July 2021

Different ways to job hunt!...

It has been very hard 15 months or so for people who have been made redundant due to a turn down in business or a business closing permanently. But now that restrictions are being lifted some companie...

Created on 12 July 2021

Key Skills – writing your CV...

Some sections of your CV can feel pretty straight forward to fill in, for example ‘Work Experience’ – you list any work experience and jobs you’ve had, and under ‘Education’ you list any educations/tr...

Created on 8 June 2021

“What’s the Target?”...

The sound of machine-guns filled the air, and with varying degrees of urgency a hundred student officer cadets hit the ground- or sank to their knees in exhaustion. We weren’t real soldiers, we knew t...