I realised the other day that I have been really struggling with my mental health for the last two years. For someone who was always active, busy and working losing my mind as it were has been tough to come to terms with. But no matter what I did to improve my situation, nothing was… Read More An Holistic Approach to My Mental Health
How do you trust in fate? This is a big question. Believing in fate. I am at a point in my life where somehow, I need to do this. I need to take a leap of faith, not only is doing that a seemingly impossible task but which direction should I choose? It is a… Read More How do you trust in fate?
Self-care has a different meaning to everybody. For some it is indulging in a treat; having a manicure; a massage; a day at the spa; a day of fishing, or taking time out to do something personally rewarding. For those with a mental health issue, self-care is something far more fundamental. It is remembering to… Read More What is self-care and how do we achieve it?
Mindfulness is not just a trend; it is not merely a buzzword. Mindfulness is an essential aspect of wellbeing. It is the key to recovery. Being mindful is not easy. It takes practice. A lot of practice, but once you get into the habit you reap the rewards. Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) teaches a number… Read More Mindfulness: A cornerstone to recovery