The question, at this point in history, while working our way out of a time when grief has been so pathologized, might be, how do we know when there is a problem with grief?
7 Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem
"They say they love me, but if they really knew, who I am... what I've done...."
On Getting a Mental Health Diagnosis
A diagnosis is not an assessment of who you are. It is a description of the symptoms you are experiencing. Some diagnosis have more stigma attached than others and some can help to bring life-changing clarity to an individual, directing them towards needed help.
When You Can’t Sleep
Difficulties with sleep will occur for most people at some point in their life. There is no way to guarantee that you will never have a sleepless night, but there are some things that might help...
Mental Health & Medication
Medication has its limits. It will not provide a healthy environment, social support, the tools to manage difficult situations, or to heal from major crisis or traumatic events and should not be solely relied on for these things.
Social Anxiety – A Holiday Survival Kit
Social anxiety is an increasingly common phenomenon.Some people feel that they’ve always been this way, others feel like their fears seemed to show up unexpectedly and have affected them ever since.
50 Ways to Go for a Walk
Now, I want to go for a walk! I want to do the next item on my list. I can't wait to see what I will discover on my next walk in my own neighbourhood.
9 Mental Health Survival Strategies for the Current Apocalypse
For those of us paying attention, to world issues and local issues, it feels like a good time to panic. For those who have spent significant amounts of time and energy working to prevent some of these things, daily media updates are disheartening at best, devastating at worst.
Self Improvement – 7 Steps to Find out if You’ve done enough
#selfimprovement #perfectionism #wellbeing #mentalhealth #lifework
What do You Really Need? – A 6 Step Complete Self-Care Assessment Guide
When you feel the need to withdraw, when you feel pain, restlessness, irritation, sadness or discomfort consider what it is that you actually need to care for.