Evolution tells us stress is a great and powerful motivator – when needing to evade a spear-toothed predator. The twenty first century brings new challenges and situations. Our trusted fight or flight mode can’t always navigate these with ease and contrary to popular belief, not everything can be solved with a cup of tea and biscuit.
According to the mental health charity Mind one in every four people will experience a mental health problem in any given year. These staggering statistics are the motivation to encourage young people to communicate and share their stories of promoting positive mental health. Whether you’re seeking wellness for yourself, a friend or family member, hearing these stories could help make a conversation a lot easier.