trauma and my leg pt 2

emotional trauma
 The picture you see is what the NHS services did.  A metal plate surgically implanted into my leg.  They were responding to an accident which was for me an emergency. It's estimated that 50-70% of people will experience a trauma at some point in their life. 1 in 10 people in the UK are expected to experience PTSD at some point in th...
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Trauma and my leg

a slip on the grass the trauma location
My cry alerted two walkers, who asked if I was all right ? No, I have broken my leg.  They crashed their way into the garden and alerted Tracey.  The rain was getting heavier and I was feeling cold. She brought some blankets to keep me warm. The ambulance would be up to three hours.  The rain now was pouring down. Below is my story i...
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Mixed Depression and Anxiety

Photo by David Vázquez on Unsplash the men experience
                                           Photo by David Vázquez on Unsplash When clinical moderate to severe anxiety and depression is experienced at the same time (mixed anxiety and depression). I needs to be present for a minimum of fou...
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The top box of your wellbeing toolbox

The top box of your wellbeing toolbox Photo by Антон Дмитриев on Unsplash
When trying out wellbeing tools ask yourself the following question:  How does using this tool make me feel / what are the benefits for me. When you have identified your own wellness tools it is useful to write them on a list.  Where possible, beside each one, describe what are the benefits for you and how the activities make you feel.&nb...
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Men, toolboxes and wellbeing

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Many men like tools because they are can release their full performance potential at home and at work.  Using the right tools with some practice, you can do almost anything.  You save time, money and feel proud, knowing that you are part of the "DIY group".  It's a win-win when you have the right tools to "get the job done". However,...
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Money and poor Mental Health

gas-1 Photo by Mykola Makhlai on Unsplash
Keeping warm in cold weather and being able to eat hot food is important to everyone.  We depend on gas and electricity to cook and heat out our homes. To guarantee this, means knowing you have enough money to pay your energy bills. To feel safe and guarantee this means knowing you have money set aside to pay your energy charges every month. T...
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Suicide Prevention: more complex ?

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 Have a read of below and ask your self : hero or coward ? A British ex-soldier who died fighting in Ukraine. The Kamikaze pilots: human bombs to destroy the US Navy. A businessman takes his life in an effort to avoid scandal and the pain of admitting his wrongdoing to his family. A husband who is overwhelmed with the long term effec...
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