Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: anxiety

The science of mental illness

The science of mental illness

    Image source: www.bestmastersinpsychology.com THE SCIENCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS More than 50 million Americans suffer from a mental illness or mental disorder. Because most of them are not severe and many go untreated, it may be helpful to understand the science behind what causes […]

Can mental health apps replace traditional counselling?

Can mental health apps replace traditional counselling?

I believe that mental health apps will play an important role in the future of mental health care by providing innovative solutions for the self-management of mental health disorders. Mental health apps have the potential to reach people who would otherwise not receive help by removing […]

How to deal with real triggers

How to deal with real triggers

  (Image Source) Over the last couple of years, people have started to use the word “triggered” far too frivolously. Making it hard to take seriously, a lot of people view this part of someone’s personality as a myth, often ignoring the concerns people have […]

Mental health armour

Mental health armour

Nothing can prepare you for the grips of the black dog. Almost overnight, it can feel like a part of you has been taken away. Hobbies become chores and happiness seems to be a thing of the past. It is a confusing and stressful time, […]

Taking your mind to other places

Taking your mind to other places

Panic attacks don’t sound like a big deal when you are discussing them in public, but when you’re in the thick of one, it can feel like it’s the end of the world. They’re terrifying, debilitating and confusing and your body can react in a […]

Children’s books on anxiety and self esteem

Children’s books on anxiety and self esteem

I was sent these books to review recently on children’s self esteem and anxiety. I had a good look through them and thought they were definitely worth sharing. They are user friendly, easy to read and well adapted for children between the ages of 7-11. […]

Robin Williams’ suicide

Robin Williams’ suicide

Williams had antidepressants, caffeine and Parkinson’s drugs in his system Robin Williams‘ death was ruled a suicide, Marin County officials confirmed. Autopsy results revealed Williams’ death was caused by asphyxia and hanging. The actor died at 63 at his home in Tiburon, Calif. in Marin County. Toxicology reports […]

The top 10 mental health blogs in the UK

The top 10 mental health blogs in the UK

I wanted to share the good news that this blog has been getting noticed! It has been chosen as one of the top 10 mental health blogs in the UK. Thank you to all the people who visit and share the knowledge on here – […]