Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

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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 […]

22 Experts offer advice on self love

22 Experts offer advice on self love

We have so many things going for us, don’t we? Despite the limited number of hours in a day, we are somehow able to include time for work, family, friends, and even other extracurricular activities into our already busy schedules. But how much time do […]

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 […]

Comparing mental health therapies – tongue in cheek!

Comparing mental health therapies – tongue in cheek!

Saw this and it made me smile. I think it’s healthy to be able to see the funny side of life:   I am in no way endorsing the above approaches but I did think it was a humorous take on the various schools of […]