cognitive behavioural therapy; psychology; relationship counselling

Tag: mental illness

How to Combat Depression-Related Fatigue

How to Combat Depression-Related Fatigue

The fatigue that comes with depression can be debilitating. And, it’s only one of the effects of depression. Yet, it is one that can quickly isolate you from friends and family. With small daily efforts, there are ways to push back against fatigue. You may […]

Feeling depressed? Try Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Feeling depressed? Try Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

If you are feeling depressed, one way to help yourself is to seek out a counsellor or psychotherapist who is qualified in offerng Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). These are highly qualified mental health experts who are post-graduate qualified. They have a first degree (mine is […]

The psychological benefits of swearing

The psychological benefits of swearing

Believe it or not, the psychological benefits of swearing are numerous. Benefits of swearing Reduces anxiety Provides outlet for tension Provides a quick releaseĀ  of dopamine Swearing breaks down rigid boundaries Swearing gives you a sense of control – doing something that isn’t completely socially […]

Does Smiling Help with Depression?

Does Smiling Help with Depression?

You may already know it, but smiling is an excellent way to induce happiness. A smile is not only welcoming to others, but it can be the first step to healing depression and anxiety. Science has proven this through numerous studies, and while the idea […]

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. ThisĀ  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 […]