Unmentioned and Unbearable

Unmentioned and Unbearable

Let me tell you a story… I finished my seminar at a summer conference and, as the majority of delegates filed out, I turned my attention to the few folk hovering around to ask questions, share a story or seek prayer. There was a girl in her mid-twenties wearing the...
Self-Harm in Young People

Self-Harm in Young People

Self-harm is a major issue in many young peoples’ lives which can be defined as self-injury or self-poisoning, and commonly takes the form of superficial self-cutting with a sharp object. It is surprisingly common, with perhaps 10% of young people self-harming at some...
What is Stress?

What is Stress?

Stress is a major talking point in our society today. If you ask someone, ‘how are you?’, a common response is ‘I am busy and stressed’. It’s important to define stress and know what it is, how it affects us and then know what to do about it. The Oxford dictionary...