Stephen Bell

Stress & depression – “Men don’t cry”

Stress & depression – “Men don’t cry” stress - men dont cry

Who says “Men don’t cry”? And why given the astonishing figures around stress, men’s mental health, addictions and depression would they not cry? 34% of men agreed or strongly agreed that they “constantly felt stressed or under pressure at work. 12.5% of men in the UK suffer from one of the most common mental health…

Resilience Coach or Life Coach?

Resilience Coach or Life Coach? resilience in your children

What is the difference between a Resilience coach and a life coach? Is your life full of stress, anxiety, debt and addictions because a resilience coach can help make sense of this. When you work with me, I can help your thoughts and emotions remain more flexible. Do you have difficulty managing your emotions? Read…

Breast cancer – Why did you choose us?

Breast cancer – Why did you choose us?

Remember the day breast cancer came into your life? I do and it still seems like yesterday, despite being over two years ago. I can also remember the start of the indications that something was wrong but not when I started hearing the word metastatic. Looking back I can remember Julia talking about pain in…

How do you know someone has suicidal feelings?

How do you know someone has suicidal feelings? suicidal feelings

How would you recognise someone with suicidal feelings? If you could have a small amount of knowledge to help someone in crisis what would it be? What would it be like, if you could understand what it is like to feel trapped? If you could see some of the signs that a person feels like their…

Coping with depression, “warts and all”

Coping with depression, “warts and all” depression "warts and all"

Just pretend you know someone who is coping with depression. Well you may not actually have to pretend, because it is likely in your group of 6 friends or family, 1 is or has suffered symptoms such as depression or anxiety in the last few weeks. If it is you and you’re feeling that you…