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5 Steps To A Happier Life
Sometimes it helps to have a structure to life, especially when you are experiencing mental health challenges. Having a sense of purpose and something to achieve can really help you maintain a happier and more positive outlook.
8 Steps To Loving Yourself
The most important relationship we can have in life is with ourself. The more comfortable we feel with who we are the more confident and accepted we feel in our world.
Are Our Hormones Making Us Crazy
Hormone imbalances may be affecting you more than you realise. I explore some thoughts around how we function with hormone imbalances and whether it is possible to really think clearly or with clarity.
Be Kind To Yourself
Being kind to yourself is crucial when facing emotional and mental health challenges. This is the time when you need to be there for yourself and to find self-acceptance.
Caring For Someone With Dementia
Coping with dementia in the family can be devastating and completely change the family dynamics. As the carer, you need as much support as they do to navigate the unknown journey that dementia can bring.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
CBTis a useful therapy to assist with challenging our thoughts and finding new ways of thinking that are more functional. Here I offer an overview and a technique to try when your thoughts are challenging.
Cognitive distortions are ways of thinking that distort the truth or reality of a situation. Depending on how we think, we will have a certain experience related to our habitual thinking patterns. Here I offer you some of the common distortions we use without realising.
Coming Out Of Crisis
If you have experienced a mental health 'crisis' you will know only to well how disorienting it can be and the importance of having a good support system in place. Here I offer some steps to help get back on track after experiencing a crisis.
Coping With Loneliness
Most of us have experienced loneliness at some point in our life. If it's forced due to bereavement or health problems it can feel unfair and turn your world upside down. However, there are things you can do to help ease the symptoms when you're ready to go out into the world again.
Dealing With Agoraphobia
Agoraphobia can be debilitating. In this article I offer some tips, techniques and ideas that may be helpful in coming out of the fear and panic it can bring.
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