Depression

How To Get A Better Nights Sleep

Sleep is the best meditation We've all been there - the restless night where it feels like you haven't slept very much at all. If you was lucky you got an hour or two. They're a real bummer, and they leave you feeling completely drained the next day. There's nothing worse than that groggy feeling… Continue reading How To Get A Better Nights Sleep

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?

Recovery, Stress

Coping With Tragedy

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. We all face tragedy at some point or another. Whether it be an emotional or physical devastation, they do happen and we have to acknowledge the role they play in our lives. When you're battling with mental health… Continue reading Coping With Tragedy

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?

Children's Mental Health

The Impact Of Child Abuse On Mental Health

Abuse manipulates and twists a child's natural sense of trust and love. Child abuse is a blight upon our society, but it's a reality that we're increasingly having to tackle. The sad fact is, it's so often behind closed doors and goes unreported - yet it has far-reaching consequences. Studies are beginning to demonstrate that child abuse can… Continue reading The Impact Of Child Abuse On Mental Health