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Find out what’s good for your mental health. How to stay sane in a crazy world and protect your mental health

Things That Will Help Your Company To Expand

Things That Will Help Your Company To Expand

Every entrepreneur wants their company to grow, whether it’s already large or not. That’s because growth in the business world is about more than having an office in a tall building or impressing potential clients; it’s about progression. It’s about seeing your ideas grow, as […]

I am not good enough

I am not good enough

Do you feel “good enough”? This sentence “I am not good enough” is one that many of us tell ourselves on occasion. Sometimes we don’t even realise that we feel this way about ourselves..but consider the following: Do you change who you are for the […]

Overlooked Benefits of Being Kind to All that You Meet

Overlooked Benefits of Being Kind to All that You Meet

A smile is worth about a thousand words, give or take. And if you’ve ever been feeling down (as we all have), you probably know how a smile from the right person at the right time can turn your day around.  The phrase is a […]

The connection between anxiety and memory loss

The connection between anxiety and memory loss

Our memories can be affected when we are under periods of stress or experience some sort of disturbance in our mood. Having a significant anxiety disorder like GAD (Generalised anxiety disorder) can create some of these problems routinely, leaving people operating below their normal level of […]

Tips to manage emotional overload

Tips to manage emotional overload

Times of emotional overload aren’t pleasant. We can feel completely out of control and find it difficult not to act without thinking. When we are highly emotional, we aren’t using our rational minds. Here are tips to help you when you experience emotional overload. Opposite […]

What is Dialectical Behavioural Therapy?

What is Dialectical Behavioural Therapy?

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) was designed primarly for people with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorderand focuses on helping someone tolerate the uncomfortable feeling of distress. It also helps a person to learn ways to balance their emotions and not feel so overwhelmed by strong emotions. Dialectical […]

Interesting but disturbing. The Rosenhan Experiment

Interesting but disturbing. The Rosenhan Experiment

The Rosenhan experiment was a famous experiment into the validity of psychiatric diagnosis conducted by psychologist David Rosenhan in 1973. It was published in the journal Science under the title “On being sane in insane places.”The study is considered an important and influential criticism of […]

Diary of a care assistant working in a mental health secure unit (1)

Diary of a care assistant working in a mental health secure unit (1)

Details of working in a high secure unit with mentally disordered offenders