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, […]
Mental health problems such as depression are one of the leading causes of absences and productivity issues among employees. In […]
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 10% of happiness. About 40% of our happiness […]
Thinking of counselling and wondering if you will say the ‘right thing’? What is the ‘right thing’? Will the counsellor think my problem is stupid? Will I offend the counsellor if I say what I really think? Will I have to lie down? Can I park or will I have to walk to get to […]
Every start of the year gives us a great feeling that there is ‘hope’. That’s most probably why we make New Year resolutions. We all want that this year be better or if not, as happy and fortunate as the last. Nevertheless, no matter how we try to start things right, troubles often come our […]
Many of us buy into what they call “myths of happiness”. Two of the biggest happiness myths are – wealth, fame and achievements can make us forever happy, and adversities could hinder us from experiencing bliss. But a growing body of research suggests otherwise. Today, many scientists agree that running away from difficulties may actually […]
Stress and Anxiety – simple explanation of the symptoms
We all feel stressed and experience a ‘usual’ level of stress every day. Stress and anxiety are often experienced together but they do not need to be. Stress can be experienced separately and anxiety can be experienced separately. It is at […]
Some small changes to be more confident and to achieve success Self confidence is an essential part of our every day life. Not only for achieving successes but for us to be able to function at school, at work and socially. Below we look at small changes that can help you achieve success, […]
Cognitive-behavioural therapy is one of the most well-known psychotherapies, and with good reason.
Especially in the areas of depression and anxiety related conditions, it has shown to be as effective as medication in relieving symptoms.
- Supporting a friend or relative with their mental health – Helping someone who has depression February 1, 2019
- New Year Resolutions? Should we? November 30, 2018
- Mindfulness – what is it? November 2, 2018
- Coping with depression and motivation at work September 28, 2018
- Mood boosters and things to make you feel good August 31, 2018