“you can’t pour from an empty cup – take care of yourself first” Autumn is an important time to practice self care because the days are getting shorter, colder and it can become pretty miserable. Don’t let the darkness and coldness take a toll on your mental health! Sometimes when you feel like your mind […]
Have you ever noticed someone you know constantly pulling out their hair? Chances are you probably haven’t – as it is done so subtly. But if you have, you may have not really known what to say and inadvertently said something offensive. Trichotillomania (TTM) affects between 2-5% of the population, but it is not often […]
Positive confidence affirmations are one of the most simple yet most powerful ways to build up self esteem and change your negative view of yourself. Whether you know it or not, your perception of yourself is deeply ingrained in your subconscious. You might have told yourself you are worthless, stupid and ugly so many times […]
If you struggle with depression you will know that it can be all you ever think about,
When you are suffering with depression and anxiety, there is not one quick fix that will suddenly make everything better. Overcoming depression and anxiety needs to be attacked from all sides. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, exercising (although difficult with depression) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Every 2 seconds someone searches ‘depression‘ in the UK alone. If you are thinking you might be depressed, you have probably turned to the internet for answers like I did. The stigma surrounding mental health increases the chances of us looking for answers on the internet rather than turning to the people around us – […]
If you’ve searched for ‘solutions’ or ‘treatments’ of depression or anxiety, you will definitely have seen that exercise is ALWAYS on the list. Exercise alone won’t cure depression or anxiety, but it definitely helps ease the symptoms.
With depression, anxiety and low self-esteem comes a constant feeling of GUILT. Guilt about relaxing, guilt about not exercising, guilt about not messaging friends enough – the list goes on.
Want to get rid of a bad mood quickly? Not surprising, feeling down sucks. Especially when literally everyone else around you seems to be so happy all the time. Luckily, there are a number of simple things that take 5 minutes that can help you feel better instantly. Top 5 ways to instantly […]
It took a very long time for me to realise that I had a mix of depression and anxiety. My thoughts were on overdrive when I was trying to figure out what I was going through. I wrongly self diagnosed potential bi-polar, borderline personality disorder………. and a few others I’m sure. We all […]