cognitive behavioural therapy; psychology; relationship counselling

Tag: depression

Common reasons for unhappiness

Common reasons for unhappiness

Evolutionary Psychologists say that our default mode is to be on the lookout for danger. As cave men running around many years ago, we had to be tuned in to threat around us. Being complacent could lead to death very easily. These days, modern threats […]

Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Issues

Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Issues

  Mental health problems can cover a large collection of disorders. However, a common characteristic is that a mental health problem will impact a person’s character and personality, as well as their thought processes and social interactions. Such issues are challenging to diagnose, whereas physical […]

The best ways to fight depression

The best ways to fight depression

Depression isn’t the same as feeling sad or unhappy. It’s more akin to living in a dark black hole where there is no light and no chance of light either. Everything seems hopeless to a depressed person. They feel useless and worthless and they often […]

How to protect your mental health

How to protect your mental health

Mental health fluctuates. Some days we feel together and other days it can feel as if we are walking a tight rope between sanity and insanity. There are ways you can help yourself to protect your mental health: Have an outlet We can all experience […]

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 […]