How to stay strong when things aren’t great

How to stay strong when things aren’t great

I don’t know about you, but my life has the tendency to go up and down. There are good days and bad days. At times, the bad days seem to linger for a lot longer than they are welcome. The longer the bad days stick…

Orchestral music boosts mental health during era of home isolation

Orchestral music boosts mental health during era of home isolation

Concert halls may be closed, but around the country orchestral music has been a cultural lifeline in the home during isolation – lifting people’s spirits, helping with mental wellbeing and has proved to be conducive to home working and studying.   A new study by the Royal Philharmonic…

The foolproof mood-boosting plan

The foolproof mood-boosting plan

The foolproof mood-boosting plan is made up of seven simple ways to feel happier now. You can choose to feel happier with your lot in life without tons of money, a romantic partner, or any other things that might be on your wish list. Self-improvement…

Free access to wellness app – Simple Habit

Free access to wellness app – Simple Habit

blink, a young forward-thinking mental health organisation has partnered with a leading meditation and wellness app called Simple Habit. Through this collaboration, they are offering individuals free access to the whole app for 45 days: this includes unlimited guided meditations, sleep aids, therapy, coaching and…

Are Fears About Your Health Stressing You Out?

Are Fears About Your Health Stressing You Out?

Are you scared of potentially developing issues with your health? Well, the good news is that you are certainly not alone. A lot of people feel this way. One of the reasons for this is that we are constantly presented with new health issues in…

It’s Mental health Awareness Week 2020

It’s Mental health Awareness Week 2020

I’m so glad that we are speaking more about mental health but we still have a long way to go. Mental health affects everyone – either you have been personally affected or you know someone who has. Mental health issues such as anxiety and depression…

What is Neurofeedback Treatment and How Can It Help?

What is Neurofeedback Treatment and How Can It Help?

If you’ve been looking for an effective treatment for pain, anxiety, or mental disorders like PTSD, you may want to try neurofeedback. Before you consult a professional about this treatment, it’s important to get some information about neurofeedback and how it could benefit you.   …

How to cope with stress

How to cope with stress

 How to cope with stress Modern day stress  is our constant companion. Rather than resisting it, it makes more sense to find productive ways to reduce our stress levels and lead a life that is calmer. Here are clever ways to cope better with stress:…

National vegetarian week

National vegetarian week

What is National Vegetarian Week all about?   National Vegetarian Week 2020 is all about enjoying delicious, plant-based food. It’s an unusual time at the moment, but it’s also a chance to have a go at something new and enjoy cooking at home. We have…

Review on writing for Medium.com

Review on writing for Medium.com

Writing for Medium has been an interesting experience but also quite disappointing. I decided to document my experience as there is very little out there on what it’s like to be a new writer for Medium.com. Evan Williams, Twitter co-founder and former CEO, created Medium…

Acceptance and distress tolerance

Acceptance and distress tolerance

Acceptance and distress tolerance Life’s not fair. I can think of many things that seem unjust. I just have to watch the news or listen to people’s stories to confirm this. If you’ve ever found yourself saying “Why me?” or “It’s not fair”, you may…

Why travel is good for your mental health

Why travel is good for your mental health

Travel is a really good way to keep yourself mentally well and support your emotional well being. Travelling offers new perspectives on the world and can help you see the world from different angles. Travelling abroad really pushes you out of your comfort zone and…