Q&A: Yoga for mental health

I’ve been practising yoga for many years.  When I’m ‘on the mat’ I feel centred, it’s space away from everything else in my life and a rare chance to pay attention to my body instead of my mind.  Recently I’ve been attending classes led by Liz Walker.  Liz is an experienced yoga teacher who specialises … Read more

Feel Pawsome!

Man and dog

April marks both National Stress Awareness month and National Pet Month so in this blog I thought it would be fun to combine these two campaigns by exploring the mental health benefits of keeping a pet! Whatever your choice of pet may be – dog, cat, rabbit, lizard or tarantula – studies have shown that … Read more


Stressed Man

Firstly, allow me to say a ‘Happy 1st Birthday’ to Forrest Rambles!  I’ve been writing this blog now for twelve months, and during that time we’ve explored a variety of topics, including what CBT is, depression, social anxiety, mindfulness and the power of love!  May 14th-20th is Mental Health Awareness Week, and the topic for … Read more