Claire’s Column

Shooting straight from the hip every week!

The perfectionist

I was twenty-four when I first suspected that my ‘perfectionist’ tendencies might be unhealthy. What else was I…? Determined to the point of being obsessed?…

Share

Giving up alcohol didn’t cure my …

As we coast into the second lockdown, many of us are concerned about our alcohol consumption. It’s an easy vice to indulge, after all, a…

Share

WMHD 2020 – Mental health is for EVERYONE

This post was written in celebration of WMHD 2020! Everybody has a brain, so surely EVERYONE has mental health. This message is nothing new, it’s…

Share

Social anxiety ISN’T general anxiety!

Social anxiety is a legitimate condition, (just in case you had any doubts).I feel the need to reiterate this because, despite the great work done…

Share

Has working from home improved your mental …

As the UK slowly goes back to normal after three months of lockdown, I find myself wondering what the new normal will look like. Lockdown…

Share