Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: depression

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 […]

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, […]

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 – […]

Throwing a party when you suffer with anxiety or depression

Throwing a party when you suffer with anxiety or depression

When you are depressed or anxious, the idea of having a party and inviting everyone you know can be truly terrifying. However, we all know that getting out there and being social is also one of the best things for helping to get out of […]

Will cognitive behavioural therapy help my anxiety?

Will cognitive behavioural therapy help my anxiety?

CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) is a great antidote for anxiety. Most CBT therapists start by explaining how anxiety affects us on a more basic level. When we feel threatened, our immediate reaction is one of these three: flight, fight or freeze. We either try to […]

Is your teenager suffering from depression?

Is your teenager suffering from depression?

Is your Teenage Kid suffering from Depression? An SMS Tracker Could Tell you the Answer Admit it! We text a lot! This statement holds true; especially for teenagers. Have you ever wondered whether your teenager’s texting habits could mean that your teenage kid is suffering […]