Join me and Sara from The Well Nest (@TheWellNestRV) on Tuesday 10th of October from 12 pm – 2 pm for our ‘Tea & Talk’ session. This heart-warming afternoon is a great opportunity to practice a bit of self-care, meet up with other people in the community and just have a good natter.
Enjoy delicious tea, cakes, and heart-to-heart conversations about mental health, as we get crafty and create beautiful mandalas. Don’t forget to bring your homemade bakes and share the love together, we can make it an even sweeter afternoon. Every penny raised goes straight to the @MentalHealthFoundation to aid the power of mental health awareness and support.
World Mental Health Day is a crucial reminder of the importance of mental well-being in our lives. This day encourages open conversations, promotes awareness, and supports those who may be struggling with their mental health. In the spirit of fostering meaningful connections and promoting self-care, what better way to observe World Mental Health Day than by hosting a ‘Tea and Talk’ morning?
The Healing Power of Tea:
Tea has been cherished for centuries across cultures, not only for its diverse flavours but also for its therapeutic qualities. It has the potential to provide both comfort and health benefits that can positively impact our mental well-being.
Stress Reduction: A warm cup of tea can be a soothing ritual, helping to reduce stress and anxiety. The act of brewing and sipping tea encourages mindfulness and relaxation, providing a moment of calm in a hectic world.
Herbal Remedies: Many herbal teas, such as chamomile, lavender, and valerian root, are known for their calming properties. These teas can be particularly effective in promoting relaxation and a good night's sleep.
Antioxidant Boost: Tea is rich in antioxidants, which can help protect the brain from oxidative stress and may contribute to improved mental clarity and focus.
Social Connection: Sharing a pot of tea with friends or loved ones provides an opportunity for meaningful conversation and strengthens social bonds, a vital component of mental well-being.
Observing World Mental Health Day with a ‘Tea and Talk’ afternoon is a wonderful way to promote mental well-being, reduce stigma, and foster meaningful connections. By sipping tea and engaging in open conversations, we can contribute to a culture of support and understanding surrounding mental health issues. Remember that reaching out to others, offering a listening ear, and sharing a cup of tea can go a long way in making a positive impact on someone's mental health journey. So, let's raise our teacups, start a conversation, and help create a world where mental health is a priority for all.
You can find out more information about the Mental Health Foundation here.
Date: 10th of October 2023
Time: 12 pm – 2 pm
Location: Tessa Clemson Yoga Studio
Address: 3 Mill Street, Great Harwood, Blackburn, BB6 7NN