“To anyone out there who’s hurting – it’s not a sign of weakness to ask for help. It’s a sign of strength.” Barack Obama Talking and asking for help is probably the easiest thing in the world to do; so why do so many of us find it so hard? The most obvious place toContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 7 – Talk/Ask For Help.”
Category Archives: Series: Managing Mental Health
Managing Your Mental Health, Part 6 – Media Exposure.
“The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.” Malcolm X When I was growing up, I guess I wasn’t really aware of what was going on in the world,Continue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 6 – Media Exposure.”
Managing Your Mental Health, Part 5 – Meditation & Mindfulness
When we are in a place of stress and fear it can be very difficult to manage our emotions, we can often find that we spend a lot of our time worrying, in fear, and sometimes blaming ourselves for the situation, even if it is out of our control. Take the current cost of livingContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 5 – Meditation & Mindfulness”
Managing Your Mental Health, Part 4 – Nutrition.
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.”
Managing Your Mental Health, Part 3 – Exercise
I think a lot of people are scared or put off by the idea of exercise from an early age, while some kids love and enjoy sport there are a lot who don’t, but they are still dragged outside on cold, wet days to run around a muddy field. This can have a huge impactContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 3 – Exercise”