Tag: mental illness

Can You Live a Normal Life With Cerebral Palsy?

Can You Live a Normal Life With Cerebral Palsy?

A diagnosis of cerebral palsy (CP) can be devastating to any parent, but it is important to remember that CP does not affect life expectancy. Many children with CP grow into adulthood and live as many years as the rest of the population. There are 

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

Talking about mental health The Lions Barber Collective works hard to educate barbers on how to spot the symptoms of mental health and depression, whilst encouraging men to talk to their barbers (and each other) about their issues. Set up by inspirational British barber Tom 

5 Things You Can Do to Raise Mental Illness Awareness

5 Things You Can Do to Raise Mental Illness Awareness

In recent years, we have seen a number of celebrities come forward about their own mental health struggles. That has opened the door to creating better awareness about mental illness, but there’s still stigma surrounding this topic. We need more people to spread awareness and 

The psychological benefits of swearing

The psychological benefits of swearing

Believe it or not, the psychological benefits of swearing are numerous. Because of the taboo surrounding swearing, you get the added bonus of feeling that you are a rebel who doesn’t care about what others think. It feels liberating to go against the grain of 

6 Warning Signs That Shows Your Mental Health is at Risk

6 Warning Signs That Shows Your Mental Health is at Risk

It is extremely rare that a major mental illness appears “out of the blue”. There are always early screaming signs that you need help, but many people choose to ignore them, or they are not aware of them to recognize them.   However, it’s extremely important 

CBD and Depression: What Is a Good CBD Dosage for Depression?

CBD and Depression: What Is a Good CBD Dosage for Depression?

If you struggle with depression, you know how difficult and unpredictable it can be. It’s likely you’ve researched different treatments. Research shows that cannabidiol, or CBD, is beneficial in treating depression. Of course, you’ll need to experiment with the CBD dosage for depression to get 

Counseling is not a cure

Counseling is not a cure

Counseling is not a cure. It alleviates destructive behavioral patterns and helps you think differently but it won’t cure or completely eradicate your issues. Think about counseling as the drug that helps you manage symptoms of a disease, the disease being life. Think about it 

Marijuana and Paranoia: What’s the Connection?

Marijuana and Paranoia: What’s the Connection?

Why do you get paranoid when you smoke up? Is there a link between marijuana and paranoia? We answer all your questions in this informative article. Many people associate the use of cannabis products and marijuana with the act of relaxation. In fact, the substance 

Lockdown gave me suicidal thoughts

Lockdown gave me suicidal thoughts

Nicholas Fearn describes how enforced social distancing led him to reflect on what he really wanted out of life. Lockdown has been an uphill battle for many people. It’s easy to feel depressed and anxious when you’re living in a state of social isolation, pretty much confined 

Tips to Help You Feel Like Yourself During Postpartum

Tips to Help You Feel Like Yourself During Postpartum

When the family introduces a new family member into the picture, it’s a special time for everyone involved. In addition to making room for the new baby, most new parents feel the range of emotions: anxiety, joy, and excitement.  However, the most resounding feeling is