Meet the Farmers – episode 38 – Kit Papworth

Episode 38 of the Meet the Farmers podcast features Norfolk arable farmer Kit Papworth, who it was an absolute pleasure to interview. Kit was formerly Chair of Anglia Farmers, among other things, and is also an active social media user. We talk a great deal about #FarmerMentalHealth, particularly his experience in the wake of hisContinue reading “Meet the Farmers – episode 38 – Kit Papworth”

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”

Why Living Green is Good for the Mind

Mental health is a crisis we all are facing, and everyone has their own way of handling the crisis. If you are suffering from depression, anxiety, or just want to boost your mind, going green may be the best solution. Here is why. When Going Green doesn’t Fix Everything Of course, severe depression and anxietyContinue reading “Why Living Green is Good for the Mind”

Book Review -The Wild Remedy by Emma Mitchell

Gritty, honest, lump-in-throat-inducing, sobering. The Wild Remedy is one of the most powerful personal accounts of a struggle with depression that I have read, and a signal to all of us of the power and importance of the natural world in alleviating times of great personal struggle. Emma Mitchell’s words strike a chord that inducesContinue reading “Book Review -The Wild Remedy by Emma Mitchell”

‘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”