Beating the cycle of anxiety – Rich’s blog, part 4

Within the previous couple of blogs I have made several references to the music and bands I listen to. This month’s blog seems apt to reference the Happy Mondays and their album entitled Pills, Thrills and Belly Aches.My medication (pills)… Read more

Children’s Mental Health Week 2018

Self Help is pleased to be supporting Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week (5-11 February).The theme this year is ‘Being Ourselves’. Sadly, some children and young people can find it difficult to view themselves in a positive way, with low self-esteem… Read more

Beating the cycle of anxiety – Rich’s blog, part 2

Well here we are again, what are we doing and how are we doing it?I’ve had this Ramones song stuck in my head:Anxiety, anxiety keeps me happy.Anxiety, anxiety keeps me happy.Always stiff, all day long.Nothing’s right till it’s all wrong.It… Read more

Stress taster sessions now available for free

We’re delighted to be able offer free stress management taster sessions for local organisations, businesses and community groups.You will have the opportunity to experience and learn from condensed versions of our Stress Management workshop.This will be a great opportunity to… Read more

The Sanctuary is changing

Manchester, Salford, Trafford, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop.Across Manchester, Salford, Trafford, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop, you will no longer be able to call the service during the day, from 6am – 8pm. Overnight, the Sanctuary will continue as usual and you… Read more

Help us break a mindfulness world record!

Many people across the world are using mindfulness to cope with the pressures of life – and now we want YOU to join us and make history as we attempt to beat the world record for the most people practicing… Read more

Here for you this Christmas – opening times

So many things that are part of our routines and we take for granted become disrupted by the change of pace in our lives.If you are struggling to cope this Christmas and New Year, you don’t have to be alone… Read more

Finding Mindfulness in Manchester with Self Help

Mindfulness is a form of meditation about being in the present, which uses calming techniques.It involves paying attention to things as they really are in any given moment, in a particular way, without judgement.Mindfulness is recommended by the National Institute… Read more

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