Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

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How to choose a partner wisely

How to choose a partner wisely

The way our parents treated us has a huge impact upon the partners we choose later on in adult life. We don’t fall in love with those who care for us in an ideal way, we fall in love with those that care for us […]

Dealing with disappointment

Dealing with disappointment

Disappointment is a part of life so getting used to it and knowing how to deal with it can help immensely. Dealing with disappointment comes in many forms – there’s minor disappointment when your local shop has run out of your favourite item. There’s more […]

Don’t give away your power

Don’t give away your power

Don’t give away your power, it will weaken you over time. How do we give away our power? We do it without even realising it many times. Others want us to do things their way. They try manipulation. This can come in the form of […]

Depression – the black dog

Depression – the black dog

    Depression – the black dog Depression is sometimes referred to as the “black dog” and I wanted to share a very good video clip on this subject. It explains depression well and shows just how debilitating it can be for someone who is […]

How to help ease symptoms of depression

How to help ease symptoms of depression

How to help ease symptoms of depression Behavioural Activation and the Cycle of Depression When people are depressed they can feel physically tired and lack motivation which might make them stop doing things they used to enjoy. They may also end up neglecting their daily […]

Give Depression the Bird

Give Depression the Bird

Help break the stigma surrounding depression by taking this anonymous survey: CLICK HERE For results of the survey: CLICK HERE Give Depression the Bird Let’s get one thing straight. Depression is real. It is not something to be trivialized, snapped out of, or sucked up. […]

Surviving Loss: You always have a choice

Surviving Loss: You always have a choice

    Surviving Loss: You always have a choice When you lose something important it can really knock you for six and change your ‘landscape’ immediately. Illness, death, the end of a relationship…there are many surprises that life sends all of us. I have been […]

Getting back to happy

Getting back to happy

  Getting back to happy Getting back to happy can be tough when life has dealt you a tough blow. At times it can seem as if the world is against you and nothing is going right. Just remember though, that one good thing about […]