Talking to The Sassy Show

I am keen to broaden the conversation regarding #FarmerMentalHealth and other topics connected to farming, conservation and the countryside. With this in mind I was thrilled to speak to Bethany Burgoyne (and her alter ego HoneyB!) on her Youtube Channel. You can check it out here.   Bethany’s new project – ‘Sassy Conversations’ – involvesContinue reading “Talking to The Sassy Show”

‘Will a therapist help me?’ and 10 things you can do today to help your Mental Health #FarmerMentalHealth

This is another post in this current mini series of articles relating to the #FarmerMentalHealth campaign which encourages us all (not just farmers) to break the stigma of talking about mental health and look after our mental as well as our physical wellbeing. Firstly, the answer to the question in the title is almost certainlyContinue reading “‘Will a therapist help me?’ and 10 things you can do today to help your Mental Health #FarmerMentalHealth”

Online Counselling, Telehealth #FarmerMentalHealth

Part of the #FarmerMentalHealth campaign, as well as Farmers Weekly’s #Fit2Farm campaign, is about encouraging those who are struggling with their mental health to reach out to others for help. The most difficult thing in the world can be to accept that you are facing a problem but the old cliche that a problem sharedContinue reading “Online Counselling, Telehealth #FarmerMentalHealth”

Running for Mind, the mental health charity. #FarmerMentalHealth

Earlier this year I signed up to run my local half-marathon (Clacton to Walton and back along the coastline) which takes place on 19th August (days are counting down!). To give myself some incentive to get through the pain of training for it I’ve decided to raise money for a charity close to my heart (andContinue reading “Running for Mind, the mental health charity. #FarmerMentalHealth”

#FarmerMentalHealth and Considering Online Therapy

It has been brilliant to see the subject of mental health increasingly embraced within the farming and broader rural community in recent months. On twitter there is a hashtag #FarmerMentalHealth which can be used by anybody wishing to discuss the subject or perhaps link to an interesting story or something to inspire or help others.Continue reading “#FarmerMentalHealth and Considering Online Therapy”