Author: Louise Grainger
The term “gaslighting” comes from a play and subsequent film called “Gaslight.” In the film the husband manipulates and torments his wife, to convince her she’s going mad. Here are some ways of identifying gaslighting.
Broadcaster Fearne Cotton has always been open about her depression and wanting to help others. In March this year she launched Happy Place Meditations for Alexa – free, daily guided meditations you can access using only your voice and until July 12th there is the Happy Place festival focused on promoting mental and physical wellbeing!
Zoella is the creation of vlogger and Youtube sensation, Zoe Sugg. Here is an article about the benefit of gardening to mental well-being from the Team Zoella blog.
Just before lockdown, Equity and ArtMinds worked with the Young Vic on this YV:IDemystify session on Resilience. The video is now available online
The baker and author spoke to the BBC about her anxiety and how it is important to ‘be kind to ourselves’.
If you are feeling anxious or worried about the virus here are some sources of advice from: Mind (Coronavirus and your wellbeing) Anxiety UK (Health and Other Forms of Anxiety and Coronavirus)