When you think about nutrition, you generally think about physical health, dieting to lose weight or fueling the body for exercise; we don’t often think about how what we eat affects our mental health. Some people will associate a low mood with eating and drinking, how often have you had a sweet treat to makeContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 4 – Nutrition.”
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So, the Supplements do Work!
It may just be me, but sometimes I wonder if what I take for my anxiety and depression works? Currently, I’m taking natural supplements, but it was also the same when I was on Sertraline. This last week showed me that what I am taking does work! I normally take a daily dose of 200mgContinue reading “So, the Supplements do Work!”
Jekyll & Hyde -The Dangers of Suppressing the True You.
Every so often you come across a story that really resonates; recently this has been ‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ by Robert Louis Stevenson. I have had the book for ages, and only decided to read it because it is on a school reading list for a friend’s son. Like most people, I know theContinue reading “Jekyll & Hyde -The Dangers of Suppressing the True You.”
Alastair Campbell: Depression & Me. Another Great Mental Health Documentary.
This was another great documentary by the BBC for Mental Health Awareness Week; and again, it was great to see a public figure being so open in sharing their struggle with a mental health issue. Like most words related to mental health issues, depression is wildly misused. As we saw with Alastair Campbell, depression isContinue reading “Alastair Campbell: Depression & Me. Another Great Mental Health Documentary.”
Escaping the Anxious Prison.
As we have seen previously, the brain is constantly working to keep you safe from danger and harm; this is great up until the point when the anxiety is so bad that the brain goes into safety overdrive and your feel paralysed; it is as if your brain has built a prison to keep youContinue reading “Escaping the Anxious Prison.”