Tag: acceptance

10 ways to increase happiness

10 ways to increase happiness

  10 ways to increase happiness Accept responsibility for yourself When you accept that you are where you are in life due to your own choices and stop blaming others for your situation, you begin to feel back in control of your life. You, and 

Five steps to thriving mental health after a year of disruption: Psychologist’s plan for a better year

Five steps to thriving mental health after a year of disruption: Psychologist’s plan for a better year

For many, 2020 is a year that will be best consigned to the wastebin of bad memories. Our lives have been impacted on many different levels from the personal tragedy of losing loved ones, loss of business,  unemployment and the collapse of the housing market 

How Non-Invasive Procedures Can Improve Mental Health and the Top 4 to Consider

How Non-Invasive Procedures Can Improve Mental Health and the Top 4 to Consider

Many people suffer from body dysmorphia or anxiety/depression that is attributed to the way that they look. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for people’s mental health to be impacted by the way that they look. Insecurities, whether they be valid or not, can be crippling for 

Verywell Study Reveals 90% of Americans Believe Online Therapy is a Sign of Strength

Verywell Study Reveals 90% of Americans Believe Online Therapy is a Sign of Strength

Today, Verywell (www.verywellmind.com) released findings from its Online Therapy Study, revealing that 90% of Americans in online therapy believe seeking out mental health services is a sign of mental strength, and more than a third (38%) of Americans in online therapy plan to continue seeing their therapists 

5 Great Tips and Tricks for First Time Moms

5 Great Tips and Tricks for First Time Moms

When you’re a first-time mother, there are so many emotions to grapple with. Of course, you’re anticipating the day you’ll hold your bundle of joy. However, there’s also a feeling of total fear regarding the actual delivery process. Plus, once you take the baby home, 

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Anxiety

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Anxiety

Anxiety, like many other mental health disorders, is difficult to talk about even though you must talk to your health care provider. The following guide will help you figure out how to go about this conversation and how to get over your fear of it.   Don’t 

Can You Live a Normal Life With Cerebral Palsy?

Can You Live a Normal Life With Cerebral Palsy?

A diagnosis of cerebral palsy (CP) can be devastating to any parent, but it is important to remember that CP does not affect life expectancy. Many children with CP grow into adulthood and live as many years as the rest of the population. There are 

Practical Tips for reducing anxiety/sadness

Practical Tips for reducing anxiety/sadness

I was having a down day recently (we all get them!) and thought I’d share with you a strategy that often works for me. Three practical ways to reduce anxiety: Acceptance 1) Acceptance is accepting the good and the bad of your current life circumstances. 

Lockdown survival kit

Lockdown survival kit

IMAGINE a way to improve your life and your mental health day by day. This is what this post is about. Since Covid-19 emerged, we have lost our sense of control over our lives. Many have lost their jobs, even more are working from home 

Mental health maintenance kit

Mental health maintenance kit

Life is so challenging and day to day challenges can leave us feeling drained and exhausted. I have created a mental health maintenance kit to help maintain emotional wellbeing. It’s a quick and easy way to keep yourself balanced and can assist in coping with