Supporting Good Mental Health

Supporting Good Mental Health

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A series of mental health reflections, written by Professor Chris Cook.


7: Love
May 24 • 4 min
What does love look like? Some people find it hard to say “I love you!” but it can also be too easy to say the words without really knowing what they mean. Perhaps they just mean a nice warm feeling inside? Real love – for God or others – is visible in…
6: Loneliness
May 23 • 4 min
Loneliness is an experience that we can all relate to, but almost 1 in 5 people in the UK often or always feel lonely. The figures are higher for the elderly and for young people. If you are lonely, it would seem, you are not alone but that is unlikely to…
5: God in our struggles
May 22 • 4 min
It has been said that if you cannot stand your own company when alone, you should not impose it on other people! Perhaps this is unfair? Some of us (especially the extroverts) only really get to know ourselves in company with others. However, isolation…
4: Blessed are those who mourn
May 21 • 3 min
We often think that “blessed” means “happy”, but how can those who are unhappy be happy? “Supporting Good Mental Health” is a seven-part series of reflections from The Church of England.
3: Worry
May 19 • 4 min
“Don’t worry!” Easy to say, and hard to do. If only we had a “worry switch”, so that we could simply turn off our worries! Supporting Good Mental Health is a seven-part series of reflections from The Church of England, written by Professor Chris Cook and…
2: Living in Isolation
May 19 • 4 min
Even for those of us who like solitude, this can be too much of a good thing. For others, the thought of being cut off from others for a long time is little short of soul destroying. Isolation can be a cause of anxiety, fear and depression. Supporting…
1: How are you?
May 18 • 5 min
Have you ever found yourself not knowing what to say when someone cheerily said “How are you?” Supporting Good Mental Health is a seven-part series of reflections from The Church of England.
Supporting Good Mental Health
May 17 • 0 min
“Supporting Good Mental Health” is a seven-part series of reflections from The Church of England, written by Professor Chris Cook and accompanied by “have a go” habits developed by Ruth Rice. You can download a free PDF that includes a total of thirteen…