There is nothing worse than seeing someone you care about struggling with mental or emotional health issues and feeling powerless to offer anything constructive. On this site we provide a range of material that enables you to understand yourself, your temperaments and your identity in greater depth. Once you have gained an understanding of yourself and of this material you will be better equipped to help others who are struggling.
HCC Podcast 10: How to help others - and yourself!
Shealan has conducted a series of interviews with John to explore the importance of understanding yourself and some of the mental and emotional health issues we face in greater detail. In this episode the conversation focuses upon how to help others who are struggling ... and in the process many helpful insights into how to help ourselves to make good choices are shared.
Click here to download the podcast 'How to help others - and yourself!''
Further reading of particular relevance to this podcast is an article written by John entitled 'Be wise' - click to read. John has also written two very helpful articles about how to make good choices - 'Processing emotions' and 'The story of will'.
The course notes for the Understanding Yourself courses, steps One to Four, explore this material in greater depth and provide a solid foundation from which to help others. Click below to go to the course notes:
This material will provide you with an understanding of some of the underlying causes of our mental and emotional struggles and equip you with the knowledge to give valuable support.
In addition we offer insights into some specific mental and emotional health issues, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, self-harm and breakdown. Click here for details of the Understanding How to Help course notes to explore this material further. There are insights into how we can help others go beyond simply coping and, in many cases, move to a place of real freedom.