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It's Not Too Late To Change
Change is a natural part of life that many people are afraid of. The fear generally comes from the feeling of being out of control and having to make forced changes that can seem impossible to surmount. Change doesn't have to be scary, and it can also add to making us better people.
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.
Why Change Is So Difficult
Making changes in our life can be daunting, with many of us trying to take on too much and becoming overwhelmed by the enormity of the task, then feeling like we've failed. When all things are considered in relation to the change we want to make then we are more likely to succeed.
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.
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.
Do You Feel Understood
Sometimes conversations are taken the 'wrong' way or completely mis-understood. It is hard to know what is going on for another during any interaction and sometimes it can leave us feeling confused when we are mis-understood
How Do You Measure Your Self-Worth
Feelings of self-worth can come in many forms. There is a tendency to measure our self worth against how many things we have and how successful we are. Mostly these are empty expressions of self-worth. I believe there is a much deeper way of feeling good about yourself.
What Is Mental Health
Mental health challenges can be tough, and we all experience some kind of mental health issue at least once in our lives. When you consider stress, anxiety and depression as being fairly 'normal' for most people, it is a wonder we ever find peace of mind.
How Do Your Thoughts Affect You
Our thoughts are constant. and we are mostly unaware of them. We become oblivious to how they are affecting us. There is a culture of blame at large that says we should think positively and good things will happen to us, however I feel that can be damaging if experiencing mental health challenges.
The Voice In Your Head
We all have a voice in our head talking negatively to us. It is only a reflection of our lack of confidence and self-belief. Here I offer some tips to help overcome the voice in your head.
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