Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

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Tips on Mentally Preparing for Grad School

Tips on Mentally Preparing for Grad School

As you prepare for the triumphs and challenges of graduate school, you’ll need to make sure you mentally prepare yourself. In your pursuit of a graduate degree, it can be easy to lose yourself in the process. It’s important to make sure you do all […]

What to do when you don’t like yourself

What to do when you don’t like yourself

I’m a big contender in the self hatred stakes. So what do you do when you don’t like yourself? I think my feelings of self loathing originated in my childhood. My parents were very critical of me and there were rarely any kind words. This […]

Strategies to Stop Emotional Eating in 2019

Strategies to Stop Emotional Eating in 2019

If you are an emotional person, whenever someone has upset you at work, you have just had a run-in with another shopper who jumped the queue in the supermarket or a row with one of the family, it is likely you will grab something to […]

Why am I depressed?

Why am I depressed?

When we feel down and ask ourselves, “Why am I depressed?”, there unfortunately isn’t always a clear answer. Depression is different to sadness. When we feel sad we can often pinpoint why we feel sad. It could be due to losing something we love dearly […]

5 Ways To Look After Mental Health As You Age

5 Ways To Look After Mental Health As You Age

  Looking after your mental health as you age is incredibly important, yet often this is neglected which can lead to a wide array of mental health issues, including depression. One of the reasons that people sometimes neglect their mental health is the fact that […]

What is Pervasive Developmental Disorder?

What is Pervasive Developmental Disorder?

Pervasive developmental disorder covers the following disorders. The pervasive developmental disorders are: Pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), which includes atypical autism, and is the most common (47% of diagnoses); Autism, the best-known; Asperger syndrome (9% of autism diagnoses); Rett syndrome; and. Childhood disintegrative […]

Obesity and mental health issues

Obesity and mental health issues

Show me an overweight person and I’ll show you someone with mental health issues. People overeat for a number of reasons just as some people starve themselves. Anorexia is the other side of the continuum. Whether I see an obese person or an anorexic person, […]

Exercise and Mental Health: Options for Helping Yourself By Being Active 100%

Exercise and Mental Health: Options for Helping Yourself By Being Active 100%

One of the symptoms to some mental health problems is a feeling of lethargy. The difficult thing about it is that a lack of energy to be active is stopping you from doing one of the things that can help you improve your state of […]