Time to talk about mental health

Time to talk about mental health

February 6th is a day to talk about mental health. We can all feel mentally unhealthy to varying degrees. It’s normal. Some days I certainly feel crazy and very far from normal but then bounce back to reasoning…it’s something that happens to us all…we just…

Nine Reasons To Cut Down On Alcohol

Nine Reasons To Cut Down On Alcohol

Improved mental health. If you think you might have a drinking problem, then you’ll know that alcohol can have a negative effect on your mental health. Alcohol can contribute to the development of mental health problems or exacerbate existing problems. Drinking when you’re stressed or…

4 things you can do to boost your mental health

4 things you can do to boost your mental health

It’s not only important to take care of our physical self but to spend time taking care of our minds too. Studies show that focussing on ones’ mental health can increase productivity, improve immune systems, and promote a longer life. Here are 4 things you…

What is mental illness?

What is mental illness?

Mental illness is not a choice. It’s a way of behaving that is informed by a brain that is either wired incorrectly or chemically imbalanced. Mental illness results from problems with the communication between neurons in the brain (neurotransmission).People often assume that people who are depressed…

Life on repeat

Life on repeat

The impact of monotony on mental health It seems to me that many people live quite boring monotonous lives. This may not always be by choice. We all have to work to earn a living and survive and this often involves the daily drudgery of…

How To Improve Your Confidence In 3 Easy Steps

How To Improve Your Confidence In 3 Easy Steps

Unfortunately, there are so many things in modern society that threaten to pull your confidence down to rock bottom levels. The internet and even your average high street is plastered with pictures of photoshopped models and unrealistically expensive material goods that the average person could…

Aromatherapy for positive mental wellbeing

Aromatherapy for positive mental wellbeing

I have recently tried an amazing new product (I have not been paid for this endorsement) and wanted to share this clever little find. A company called Scentered produce these wonderful scents that are easy to use and easy to transport. They come in a…

What Is Decision Paralysis and Why Does It Happen?

What Is Decision Paralysis and Why Does It Happen?

by Tariq Gardezi Acute stress is one of the key determinants of decision making. In fact, studies suggest that external stressors can influence individuals to make decisions without considering all possible outcomes. However, while that may be the case for some people, others may find…

Top Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Top Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is not always easy with the hectic lifestyles we lead, and yet is so important for your physical and mental wellbeing.  Here are five tips to help you sleep more easily:  Activities that help and hinder  It is generally thought that exercise can…

Taking Care Of You And Feeling Better About Yourself

Taking Care Of You And Feeling Better About Yourself

At the beginning of the year there can be a lot of cosu around feeling good about yourself, and because of this, we can then put pressure on ourselves to make some changes. However, often just taking decent care of yourself can allow you to…