We Blame Ourselves For Having Depression
We often find that we blame ourselves for having depression. We have thoughts such as ‘I only have depression because I lost my job, which was all my fault’. Or ‘if I wasn’t so lazy my depression would go away’. If we mull it over long enough, we can […]
8 tips to keep a marriage happy
There’s no perfect marriage. Even couples who say they are happily married go through ups and downs, occasional fights and misunderstandings. But many end up with divorce not because the love is gone but because they wait until it’s too late to get the help necessary to save […]
How to be productive at work while suffering with depression
Mental health problems such as depression are one of the leading causes of absences and productivity issues among employees. In 2010, a survey conducted by the UK IDEA (European Depression Association (EDA) revealed that 26 per cent of people in the UK have depression, and […]
Have you ever wondered why national anthems are played before international football games or after Formula 1 Grand Prix? Why do protesters chant their wishes? When listening to some music you can […]
Does one thought lead into a whole stream of negativity until it becomes so big that it seems to become the truth?
While sticking your fingers in your ears may help you, here’s more ideas to think about that might be more useful……..
As a […]
Here’s a quote from Winston Churchill:
“When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.”
I have found it to be […]
TED Talks are a collection of inspiration speakers who have an alternative way of approaching issues, problems and difficulties in our society today. The individuals are from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, countries and all manage to convey sometimes complex ideas in brief (maybe ten minute) chunks of time. If you find yourself with a […]
From time to time, all of us can feel upset, lonely, stressed or down – especially if things have not gone as planned or a person has experienced a difficult event like a bereavement or loss of someone close to them. Having these feelings is quite normal and usually over time, […]
New Year Resolutions?
As we approach another Christmas and another New Year we sometimes use this time to reflect on how fast each year goes, our intentions to ‘get organised’ next year, not leave everything to the last minute and start to plan how good next year will be if only we could do […]
The Wikipedia definition is as follows:-
….. mindfulness is defined as moment-by-moment awareness of thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, characterized mainly by “acceptance” – attention to thoughts and feelings without judging whether they are right or wrong.
Whether you think that sounds simple or incredibly […]