Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: mental health

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 […]

Substance abuse in the workplace

Substance abuse in the workplace

An infographic from the team at Addiction Helper UK The Hidden cost of substance abuse Photo by Find Rehab Centers

Menopause Mental Health Issues (And What You Can Do About Them)

Menopause Mental Health Issues (And What You Can Do About Them)

The change of life, as it’s often known is something that many of us dread, and it’s not hard to see why with all the psychical and mental changes that it involves. In fact, symptoms can be as varied as hair loss, bloating, sleep disorder, […]

Research: Sexual Regret and Mental Health

Research: Sexual Regret and Mental Health

Sexual Regret and Mental Health (Study reference: R58888/RE001) What is the purpose of this research? Research shows that a large number of young women regret at least one consensual sexual encounter, but it is not clear whether this impacts on individual’s wellbeing. We are interested […]

Helping ’til it Hurts: 4 Signs You’re Giving Too Much

Helping ’til it Hurts: 4 Signs You’re Giving Too Much

“Angel” had always been praised for her generosity. She was active in her church and a dedicated volunteer. Funerals, craft sales, committees—Angel was a Good Samaritan. One fall, a young woman at work revealed that she was about to lose the lease on her apartment. […]

A special request – blog awards

A special request – blog awards

If you enjoy reading my blog, I would very much appreciate it if you could take the time to nominate this blog by submitting it to the UK Blog Awards (under the Mental Health category).   Here is the link:  https://blogawardsuk.co.uk/ You can also click below: […]

How pain affects the brain

How pain affects the brain

Pain is not a word – nor a feeling – that most people enjoy. When someone is suffering with pain in their body, it can affect absolutely everything in their life. Their family time gets interrupted with pill popping. Their work can be interrupted to […]

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 […]