20 Things To Boost Your Body Image

  Think of your body as the vehicle to your dreams.  Honour it. Respect it. Fuel it. Create a list of all the things your body lets you do. Read it and add to it often. Become aware of what your body can do each...

Guest Blog: Brunch over Bones

What came first; the chicken or the egg? Well, the same question could be asked about eating disorders and body image! Eating disorders are perceived to be all about vanity and how you look but in reality its just so much more than that. So...

Associate trainers wanted – join our team!

At Be Empowered, we are thrilled to let you know that we are expanding our team of trainers! Be Empowered provide a variety of training courses in mental health first aid and awareness all over the UK. Training courses include all Adult MHFA England accredited...

Body Image: Pregnancy

So many changes!   Pregnancy causes many changes in your body. Some of these changes can be difficult to deal with or feel very uncomfortable. Also, after giving birth, your body may take a while to get back to the way it was before, or it may...

Body Image: Children

Body image and children   Body image is how a child feels about and sees their body. It can relate to body size or shape, skin colour, appearance, facial features or physical disabilities/differences. A positive body image supports physical and mental health. It can boost confidence and help...

Body Image: Positive & Healthy

What is body image?   Body image includes many different factors such as how you feel when you think/see about your own body, how you might feel in your body and what you might believe about your own appearance. Across all demographics such as age, gender, culture, many...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

What is it?   Since 2001 the Mental Health Foundation have run an awareness week every May to highlight a specific theme for mental health. The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 is body image which will run from Monday 13th May to Sunday 19th May...

Spring Discount!

We have a spring in our step today as we launch our SPRING DISCOUNT! Has your organisation been talking about mental health awareness training? Have you been wanting to put forward to your manager the wellbeing and cost benefits of a healthier happier workplace? Well, now...

World Bipolar Day: The Bipolar Businessman Interview

Today (30th March 2019) is World Bipolar Day!  Through international collaboration, the goal of World Bipolar Day is to bring the world population information about bipolar disorders that will educate and improve sensitivity towards the illness and eliminate social stigma. Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that...

Our Top Picks: Mental Health Podcasts

An estimated 4.7 million of us in the UK getting a regular dose of our favourite shows each week, podcasts are leading the way in what is being described as an “audio renaissance”.  The health sections of podcast platforms have never been so full of...

Egg-cellent Mental Health Awareness

A picture of an egg - which is Instagram's most liked photo ever - has been used to promote a mental-health campaign.   The egg, known as Eugene, has now cracked after "feeling the pressure" of all the attention it's received. A message posted alongside the broken...

Mental Health at Work – Employer Resources

Public Health England recently published an article 'Health Matters: Health and Work' outlining the importance of why employment matters to health.   "There is clear evidence that good work improves health and wellbeing across people’s lives, boosting quality of life and protecting against social exclusion. There is also clear...