What is mindfulness?

27th April 2021

So often we’re encouraged to practice mindfulness, but what exactly is it, and how can it help us to alleviate anxiety?  “Mindfulness”, like self-care, has become somewhat of a buzzword in recent years. However, for many, it is not entirely clear what mindfulness is. Do we have to meditate for hours a day in order ...

High levels of anxiety and PTSD found among nurses and care staff dealing with Covid-19

21st October 2020

Glasgow’s Dr David MacTaggart estimates 43% of Northern Italy’s care staff have been left with moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety and PTSD working during the pandemic. A recent study has revealed high levels of anxiety and PTSD amongst nursing and care home staff resulting from dealing with Covid-19.  In the first detailed on the ...