Anxiety, Depression, Recovery, Self-Esteem

Top 3 Apps To Help You Deal With Depression And Anxiety

Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths. When it comes to having depression and anxiety, they can be very hard to manage and find ways to deal with them - particularly when you have both at the same time. Technology has come forward a long way… Continue reading Top 3 Apps To Help You Deal With Depression And Anxiety

Anxiety, Depression

How Does Your Mental Health Impact Your Physical Health?

Sometimes, mental illness is terrifying because you feel like you've lost control of your mind and nothing makes sense. It's like watching yourself on autopilot and having little to no control We've all heard it said that poor mental health can even lead to physical symptoms. When your body's flight or fight response is triggered,… Continue reading How Does Your Mental Health Impact Your Physical Health?

Depression, Self-Esteem

Can The Environment Impact Your Mental Health?

Don't ask me to snap out of it. It's no secret that the environment around us can have an impact on our mood and mental state, and you may have realised this yourself as the seasons swap and change between each other. For instance, a rainy day may make you feel more down and depressed… Continue reading Can The Environment Impact Your Mental Health?

Society

Do People With Mental Illnesses Function Normally?

I never really learned how to just like something, I always let it consume me. This is a question that gets asked a lot, and people assume that if you can function "normally" then you don't have a mental illness. But that couldn't be further from the truth. Many people, myself included, have become so… Continue reading Do People With Mental Illnesses Function Normally?

Depression, Recovery

Things To Help Alleviate Depression

Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is. Depression is a battle, perhaps the most difficult and tiring you will ever face. But plenty of different activities and lifestyle changes can help you with combatting depression. They vary from dietary to emotional. Whatever activity you find works best for you, use… Continue reading Things To Help Alleviate Depression

Anxiety, Depression, Mindfulness, Recovery

Mindfulness: How To Make It Work For You

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Before we begin to discuss how we can make mindfulness work for us and the ways in which it can benefit our mental health, it's important to understand what the word actually means. Here is a… Continue reading Mindfulness: How To Make It Work For You

Anxiety, Depression, Personality Disorders, Recovery

When I Say “I’m Okay”, What I Really Mean Is… (Audio)

I've learned to get really good at this - say one thing when I'm thinking about something else, act like I'm listening when I'm not, pretend to be calm and happy when I'm really freaking out. It's one of the skills you perfect as you get older - Lauren Oliver     In this short… Continue reading When I Say “I’m Okay”, What I Really Mean Is… (Audio)