#FarmerHealth – Meeting Anna Groom of AEG Nutrition

Regular readers of this blog will notice that mental and physical health, particularly within the farming community are becoming fairly frequent subjects on Thinking Country. To continue the theme I recently visited Anna Groom, who is an HCPC Registered Dietician and Sports Dietician  from Suffolk. Alongside working for the NHS Anna runs AEG nutrition which … Continue reading #FarmerHealth – Meeting Anna Groom of AEG Nutrition

Talking Health and Wellbeing with Liz Earle MBE

Farming can be the best job in the world. However, sometimes it can also be one of the most stressful, especially at the moment with all the uncertainty relating to Brexit. The long hours, financial pressure, dealing with the weather and other unforeseeable events can take its toll. The press have taken hold of this … Continue reading Talking Health and Wellbeing with Liz Earle MBE

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

Mental Health Awareness Week, therapists and the need to support those in need

All this week people have been talking about mental health as part of 'Mental Health Awareness Week', a project that has been run by the Mental Health Foundation since 2001. This year's theme is 'stress: are we coping?', looking at stress and how it is impacting on our lives. The #FarmerMentalHealth campaign that has been … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week, therapists and the need to support those in need