At times of stress, most of us have found good ways of coping such as meeting up with friends to talk through our worries, talking things through with our partner or family. We may socialise with friends over a good meal, join others doing some exercise or meeting groups that have similar […]
How can coping tools help relieve panic attacks? Especially since most panic attacks feel like they come out of the blue, even though there is usually some sort of trigger. The trigger could be that you are getting anxious about having a panic attack. And why wouldn’t you be? They are one of the most […]
Think about this for a while.
If you could give out one piece of advice, what would it be?
Not that easy to answer but when it gets boiled down, maybe the answer is to just listen to your own thoughts, your own judgements and go with your gut feeling. It is within you […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Bad day? Just because your day didn’t start right doesn’t mean it will not end right. Even during the most stressful situations, it’s good to know that there are easy, quick remedies for your mood problems. Research suggests that life’s circumstances only account for […]
Holidays and how to survive them……
Whilst the Christmas holidays can be the most wonderful times of the year, they can be very stressful for many. Well, a lot of things need to be worried about – the gifts, foods, family gatherings, reunions, parties, etc. We all have this desire to meet other people’s […]