Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

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7 Habits Hurting Student Mental Health  

7 Habits Hurting Student Mental Health  

If you are feeling stressed, anxious, depressed or overwhelmed, you aren’t alone. According to the Anxiety and Depression Society of America, 62 percent of college students are perpetually anxious, and the American Psychological Association reports a significant increase in psychological problems among students. In fact, […]

Aspects of Your Health You Should Never Neglect  

Aspects of Your Health You Should Never Neglect  

  Health is a broad term that we’re all familiar with. When some people hear the word, the first thing that comes to mind is going to a GP for a visit. On the other hand, another person may have flashing images of going for […]

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 […]

Living with a narcissist

Living with a narcissist

If you are living with a narcissist or you are dating one, you may often be left with an uncomfortable feeling. A feeling of unease but you aren’t able to put your finger on it. You question yourself regularly and wonder why things feel ‘off’ […]

Mental health and humour

Mental health and humour

Mental health and humour go hand in hand. When we nurture a sense of humour and take life less seriously, we can help our mental state enormously. In fact. it would seem that the mental health profession (those in the know) and far more open […]

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 […]

The danger of shame

The danger of shame

Shame is a very negative emotion. The danger of shame is that it can be such a severe emotion it can lead to mental illness, serious injury or even suicide in an attempt to escape it. External shame comes from the worry of what others […]