With money cited as one of the most universal causes of stress, it’s no surprise the current cost of living crisis is seriously compromising our mental health and wellbeing.
In this 60 minute session, lead by a certified psychotherapist, we focus on the psychological impact of financial worries. Delving in to the relationship between money, mood and mental health, you’ll explore ways to ride the wave of this financial crisis, keeping your mental health in tact.
Equipping you with some tools to boost your mental health and wellbeing in the face of financial worries, this session will cover:
How financial worries can impact on your mental, emotional and physical health
Money, mood and anxiety – how financial worries can lead to more uncertainty and therefore more anxiety
Tools for managing your thoughts and emotions around money e.g. you may find yourself jumping to the worst-case scenario or experiencing feelings of guilt when spending money
Some tools from mindfulness, positive psychology and CBT to help manage any anxiety or low mood around your finances
How to switch off the body’s anxiety response and how you can channel worrying into planning in order to think about the future in a more helpful way
How money worries can affect sleep and what to do about it
Some helpful (and unhelpful) coping mechanisms for times when finances are a worry and the importance of maintaining a routine