Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

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Depression cartoon

Depression cartoon

Take a look at this sweet cartoon. Depression can be ‘transferred’ between people. It’s negative energy that can take it’s toll, especially for those caring for depressed people.   Mandy X   https://ifunny.co/video/htsDDUeI6   Photo by Sasha Freemind on Unsplash

Shower and make the bed

Shower and make the bed

Yep, shower and make the bed are the only priorities on my to-do list today. This may seem a mundane statement but for most people, having only two things to do in a day would be a huge source of anxiety and guilt – how […]

Does Smiling Help with Depression?

Does Smiling Help with Depression?

You may already know it, but smiling is an excellent way to induce happiness. A smile is not only welcoming to others, but it can be the first step to healing depression and anxiety. Science has proven this through numerous studies, and while the idea […]

Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

I’ve been a Cognitive behavioural therapist for so long now that I sometimes forget that many people don’t know that much about Cognitive Behavioural Techniques. Cognitive Behavioural therapy doesn’t work all the time but in many instances it helps change lives for the better. Cognitive […]

Tips to manage emotional overload

Tips to manage emotional overload

Times of emotional overload aren’t pleasant. We can feel completely out of control and find it difficult not to act without thinking. When we are highly emotional, we aren’t using our rational minds. Here are tips to help you when you experience emotional overload. Opposite […]

How to cope with monotony

How to cope with monotony

I’m certainly someone who dislikes monotony. They say variety is the spice of life and I have always liked to lead an interesting and varied life. There are ways to cope with monotony and cope with a 9-5 existence. Even though every day is different […]

8 Proven Natural Treatments for People with Bipolar Disorder

8 Proven Natural Treatments for People with Bipolar Disorder

Besides the medical prescriptions, there are several alternatives that a person with Bipolar Disorder can use to cope with its symptoms. Bipolar Disorder involves extreme shifts in energy, mood, and level of activity in a person.   According to the National Institute of Mental Health, […]

Going through a rough patch

Going through a rough patch

 Sometimes the only thing we can do is sit tight and tell ourselves that things will improve. One thing that is guaranteed is change. Each day focus on what you can control. Focus is so important when you feel anxious/depressed. Make a list of things […]