“How to deal with children’s mental health – an insight into fostering” – Guest Post removed.

Hi all, Just a quick message to explain the removal of the last guest post entitled “How to deal with children’s mental health – an insight into fostering”. In order to ensure that the guest post feature is not used by disreputable people as a way of marketing their products or services, I have a […]

Isolation and ‘My Internal Bloopers Reel’

I thought, this morning, that I would write a piece about ‘isolation’ and ‘internal dialogues’.  But as I sat contemplating what I would write, the thought occurred to me that sometime those ‘dialogues’ aren’t really ‘dialogues’ at all.  Sometimes, well for me at least, they are more ‘monologues’ than ‘dialogues’. And sometimes they seem to […]

‘Twas A Mammoth Task, But Well Worth it!

Well folks, I am delighted to be able to announce that having inadvertently wiped the entire ‘Member Blogs’ listing from our ‘Member Blogs’ page I have now finished re-entering all of the blogs and sites and have checked that all of the links are now working properly. (Does little dance round his office chair to […]

The ‘So Called Friend’ Who…

Originally posted on Voices of Glass:
I have this friend.  Well actually it depends on your definition of ‘friend’.  If you go by the usual (Miriam Websters’) definition of “one attached to another by affection or esteem.” then no, ‘Friend’ is certainly not the right label. But then if the title or label of ‘friend’…

I Don’t Know How To Make It Better.

As members will know, I have a policy of encouraging members to submit unique, original and previously unpublished pieces for publication as a ‘Guest Post’ here on the guild’s blog. And I have always been delighted by the response in both the submissions that I have received and the feedback that these have generated. Today’s […]

Actually, You Really Are Important!

An important message to all our Members. Our mental health can be a very fragile thing sometimes, can’t it?  And, in truth, even the seemingly smallest thing can impact it. Very often resulting in  an attack – whether from within or without – on our self-worth.  And the words, “Actually, you really are important.” can […]

Are we mindful enough of our Children’s Mental Health needs?

I am fairly confident that if I were (as I have below) to quote the lyrics of this popular Whitney Huston song, most folk would recognise them and a lot of you would even know what song it was part of. I believe the children are our are future Teach them well and let them lead […]