Self Care Week 2019

The Self Care Forum’s definition of Self Care is: The actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others in order to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness.   Think self care for life   Self Care Week is an annual national awareness...

World Suicide Prevention Day – 10th September 2019

World Mental Health Day, observed on 10 October, is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and combine efforts in support of mental health. This year, the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) has decided to make “suicide prevention” the main theme of...

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...