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Autumn Newsletter from South West Hertfordshire

The latest newsletter from our team in south west Hertfordshire has lots of interesting articles, information, poetry, and ideas to improve your wellbeing.

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Top 4 Mindful Ways to Improve Your Mental Wellbeing for a Productive Lifestyle

Placing too much focus on being productive can often have the exact opposite result. Mindful productivity is about getting more work done by being in the present moment and taking control of your mental and physical stress.

Mayor of Watford visiting Henry Smith House

Mayor of Watford visits Guideposts’ Henry Smith House

the Mayor of Watford Peter Taylor was a welcome visitor to Henry Smith House, our hub in Watford supporting people living with mental health conditions and their carers.

Use of Music for Mood Regulation: How Can You Choose to Become Self Aware With Conscious Listening Choices

Can you use music to consciously alter your mood, and even help with feelings of stress, anxiety or depression? Consciously choosing music for your mood can also improve self-awareness.

Summer Newsletter from South West Hertfordshire

The latest newsletter from our team in south west Hertfordshire has something for everyone, with the latest news on services from our mental health hub at Henry Smith House in Watford, together with interesting and informative articles, poetry, and even some jokes!

How to Holiday from Home: 5 Top Tips for your Staycation

It’s holiday season, but with the restrictions on travelling abroad and the consequent difficulty in finding availability in the UK, many people will be spending their summer holiday at home this year. Here are our top tips to make your holiday at home as refreshing as possible.

What is it like to live with a disability?

It's hard for a person who is well and not disabled to imagine the difficulties that a disabled and/or ill person faces on a daily basis. Try this experiment to give you some idea of the challenges faced every day.

Mental Illness – the by-product of evolutionary changes?

In our final guest blog for Mental Health Awareness Week Carole explains how being prone to mental illness may genetic in a similar way to some physical illnesses.

Schizophrenia – Let’s Stop the Stigma

In our second guest blog for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 Carole, a member of our community mental health hub in Watford, gives an honest account of living with schizophrenia, her experience of what it has brought her, as well as the social stigma.

Making a Difference to my Mental Health

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 we are delighted to feature articles by a member of our community mental health hub in Watford, Carole.