A Christmas Message from X-Calibre Mental Health: Be There for One Another

As we approach the festive season, a time typically associated with joy, laughter, and togetherness, it’s essential to remember that for some, Christmas can be a challenging period. At X-Calibre Mental Health, we want to shed light on the importance of mindset and reaching out to those who may feel lonely or sad during this …

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Why Conflict Resolution Matters in the Workplace

The workplace is often fraught with disagreements & conflicts between employees, employers and team members. It can be hard to navigate through these conflicts positively, which is why it’s important for workplaces to have effective conflict resolution training and strategies in place. By addressing & resolving conflicts appropriately, organisations can foster more productive environments built …

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The Transformative Power of Breathwork: Unlocking Your Potential

In our fast-paced and hectic lives, it’s easy to overlook the power of something as simple as breathing. Yet, the act of conscious and intentional breathing, known as breathwork, holds incredible potential to improve our overall well-being. From reducing stress and anxiety to increasing creativity and focus, breathwork has the ability to transform our lives …

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HUNGER: ‘A strong desire for something’

In life, we often encounter challenges that test our physical and mental limits, whether we are facing difficulties, embarking on daring expeditions, pursuing academic achievements, or striving for personal goals. When I attempted Special Forces selection, I had prepared for a year both physically and mentally as best as possible, for what is arguably one …

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Money Can’t Buy Happiness… or Can It?

The close relationship between mental health and financial difficulties is widely supported by evidence. Statistics provided by the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute reveal that nearly 30% of individuals facing mental health challenges accumulated debts ranging from £2,000 to £20,000 amidst the pandemic. It’s a common phrase; “money can’t buy happiness”. But in today’s …

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Stigma Can KILL…

Stigma: ‘a set of prejudicial attitudes and values, which may lead to discriminatory behaviours’ Mental illness has unfortunately been subjected to negative judgements and stigmatisation for centuries, which can even lead to fatal outcomes. The history of stigmatisation of the mentally ill dates back to ancient Greece, where a ‘stigma’ was used to brand slaves …

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