Taking a Good Hard Look in the Mirror

@Serious.Sharon shares her experience of growing up as an artist in a critical environment, and how this impacted upon her own self-belief – leading her to doubt not only her talents, but also her general self-worth.

This relatable piece is illustrated with Sharon’s incredible artwork – now able to be given the recognition it has always deserved. Continue reading Taking a Good Hard Look in the Mirror

Nurtured by Nature: How the Great Outdoors can Help us Find Ourselves

Throughout history individuals have ventured far and wide on spiritual or religious journeys to ‘step out’ of themselves and connect with something bigger.
What is it about the great outdoors that specifically helps us (re)discover ourselves?
Illustrated by Aryadevi Bhargavaraman Continue reading Nurtured by Nature: How the Great Outdoors can Help us Find Ourselves

How to Talk to Kids about Mental Health

Speaking to kids about mental health – especially if we suspect they might be struggling – is one of the most important things we can do to maintain their emotional wellbeing, and help them to become resilient adults.

Here are 7 guidelines that can be helpful when speaking to young people about this subject.

Featuring beautiful illustrations by Marina Springrose Continue reading How to Talk to Kids about Mental Health