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...

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: 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...