Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: anxiety

Why we’re addicted to reality TV

Why we’re addicted to reality TV

Have you ever stopped to wonder why we’re addicted to reality TV? People can’t seem to get enough of it. This is clear by the increasing amount of reality TV shows appearing in the media. There is a psychological reason for our avid interest in […]

The mountain of should

The mountain of should

Are you climbing the ‘mountain of should’? How many “shoulds” do you have in your life? “Musts” and “shoulds” create anxiety and place unnecessary strains and stresses on us. Replace “should” with “could” and always challenge your “musts and shoulds”. Why must you? Why should […]

Why am I depressed?

Why am I depressed?

When we feel down and ask ourselves, “Why am I depressed?”, there unfortunately isn’t always a clear answer. Depression is different to sadness. When we feel sad we can often pinpoint why we feel sad. It could be due to losing something we love dearly […]

What are you doing with your life?

What are you doing with your life?

Have you ever thought about the quality of your life and what you are doing with your life? I don’t mean a fleeting thought but rather a serious assessment of where your life is at right now? Life gets so busy that we end up […]

What is a panic attack?

What is a panic attack?

About 5% of people have experienced panic attacks.They can be very frightening. Without warning,a person can experience chest pains, sweat, hyperventilate and feel faint. During an attack, they often feel they are having a heart attack and might die. Stanley Schachter showed that experiencing an […]

Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Issues

Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Issues

  Mental health problems can cover a large collection of disorders. However, a common characteristic is that a mental health problem will impact a person’s character and personality, as well as their thought processes and social interactions. Such issues are challenging to diagnose, whereas physical […]

5 Ways To Manage Your Anxiety Effectively

5 Ways To Manage Your Anxiety Effectively

Anxiety and its related disorders are one of the most common mental health issues in the UK. Anxiety attacks can happen at any time, especially during stressful situations such as a crowded space. Thankfully, there are a number of ways you can effectively manage anxiety […]

Why is happiness elusive?

Why is happiness elusive?

Apparently, we have never had it so good. We have a higher standard of living than ever before. More people have access to education and medical treatment that previously. We also have better food, better housing conditions, imporved sanitation, career opportunities etc, yet people today […]