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?…

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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…

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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…

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Has working from home improved your mental health?

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…

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Kindness?

I was MIA during this year’s mental health awareness week. Originally I’d planned to get involved, but in the end, I stayed put. Exhausted after…

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