Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: depression

Thoughts on mental health

Thoughts on mental health

My mental health varies. Some days I feel very mentally healthy and other days, less so. This is pretty normal and most of us have good days and bad days. Mentally healthy people have ups and downs. It’s only when an issue persists (usually for […]

65 Celebrity quotes on mental health issues

65 Celebrity quotes on mental health issues

Mel B: “The past 6 months have been incredibly hard for me. Sometimes it is too hard to cope with all the emotions I feel. But the problem has never been about sex or alcohol – it is underneath all that I am fully aware […]

The negative effects of social media

The negative effects of social media

The times have changed and now, more than ever, we spend our lives looking at what others are doing. The negative effects of social media include presenting a distorted view of reality. This distorted view is something that many people buy into. When we see […]

Thoughts on depression

Thoughts on depression

When someone is depressed, it isn’t something that you can necessarily see. A person may be ill but it isn’t the same in visual terms as, say, a broken leg is. The negative consequence of this is that depression isn’t always taken seriously. People make […]

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 appsĀ 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, […]