Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: mental illness

Facts about Schizophrenia

Facts about Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is often mixed up with Multiple Personality Disorder. Schizophrenia involves delusions and hallucinations NOT many personalities in one individual. This  misconception is often made by people who aren’t mental health professionals. Here are some interesting facts about Schizophrenia 1 person in every 100 will […]

How To Boost Your Emotional Well-Being

How To Boost Your Emotional Well-Being

Your emotional well-being is just as important as being physically healthy. Since your mind and your body are connected in many ways, it is crucial to keep both working as well as possible, but for many people, it is the physical symptoms that are treated and the mental problems are ignored or brushed to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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