Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: depression

A personal story of depression

A personal story of depression

My story-   We’re all familiar with harrowing portrayals of Victorian lunatic asylums, I’m just lucky they’re a thing of the past. My Great grandmother wasn’t quite so lucky.  In 1920’s my maternal Great grandmother, was detained in an asylum with what today we would call Post Natal depression. Back then it was […]

Mental health first aid

Mental health first aid

Mental health first aid is all about helping people understand the basics of mental health – how to spot early warning signs, how to respond and how to support someone with mental health issues. Mental health first aid offers information on how to prevent a […]

Four-Footed Healers Support the Team

Four-Footed Healers Support the Team

Isolation is a natural reaction to depression and grief. If you’re in the depths of depression, it can be hard to pick up the phone and call a friend. If you’ve lost of a loved one, lost your good health, or lost a relationship, you […]

Depression and my life

Depression and my life

I wanted to share this story of depression and my life. I want others to know that they aren’t alone. Maybe you will relate to some of the things I write in this post. I thought I was fine, I thought I was coping but […]

Financial insecurity contributing to poor mental health for UK workers

Financial insecurity contributing to poor mental health for UK workers

* A quarter of employees are struggling to make ends meet, less than half are satisfied with their current financial situation * Two-thirds say mental health and wellbeing affected by personal job security (66%) * 90% of young people say their mental health is affected […]

Common problems that millenials bring to therapy

Common problems that millenials bring to therapy

Life is bloody hard at times. It can take effort to stay chipper and see the good stuff at times. At least we can take some consolation in knowing that we aren’t alone. In many ways, we are all in the “crazy soup of life” […]

Cognitive Behavioural therapy vs traditional counselling

Cognitive Behavioural therapy vs traditional counselling

Mental health awareness and progress has come a long way from the rudimentary interventions once used. Electroconvulsive therapy used to be all the rage but nowadays we use more civilised forms of therapy such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT). Both have […]

Society’s Modern Sickness

Society’s Modern Sickness

Introduction: Let us focus some of our attention towards the active spread of this virus we know as the cyber world. Sure, we can evade many questions regarding it by simply arguing that it is very efficient as a means for global communication. But who […]