People first: The need to be seen, heard and validated

James Downs is a fellow Voice of Mind – and has campaigned tirelessly this last year to get mental health on the election agenda. Having been through a long journey with mental health services, James suggests that we can get so tied up with diagnoses and complex formulations that the most basic factor is missed – the quality of interaction More →

Cancer and the (Female and Male ) Mind (Part 2)

They say Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus – well in our house it is soooo true! We’ve always been known as a very strong couple – agreeing on most things…. From the food we eat, the television programmes we watch to where we go on holiday and the people we like to spend time with. But More →