Creativity can help us find a way back to ourselves when we are lost. Sometimes we get lost in our heads, in the stories we tell ourselves, or the messages we have been told about who we are. These can go round in our minds and create low moods or anxiety.
Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse. It can take place within families, friendships and workplaces, however, this article will primarily focus on gaslighting within romantic relationships and look at some of the warning signs that you may be experiencing Gaslighting.
Becoming a mother is not something static and the process commences during pregnancy. When the baby comes, it keeps unravelling day after day, experience after experience: the process will continue for months and even years after the baby is born.
When we have another person to look after, attending to our wellbeing is the first thing we abandon. So, the first step to reclaiming your energy and motivation is to acknowledge, accept and normalise how you feel.
Poor mental health costs U.K. employers up to £45 billion each year, and has been increasing since 2016 every year. Young people working in retail are the biggest group of employees who suffer the most mental health problems.
Breathing is something natural for all of us, it happens even if we are not aware of it happening. And the way we breathe changes from childhood to adulthood. If you observe a baby breathing, you would see the rise and fall of their belly with each inhale and exhale.
When we experience an event which we find too horrific to absorb, we usually label it traumatic. If we are overwhelmed, terrified, trapped or have something our brain perceives as a threat to life, then we respond in a way which aims to help us survive.
This complex mental health condition is marked by persistent feelings of sadness and a loss of interest in events and hobbies that was once enjoyable. It differs from mood fluctuations that people experience as part of daily life. Instead, depression is an ongoing feeling and not a passing one.
A growing area of concern has been the Mental Health of university students, as research has shown that up to 25% of students struggle with their mental health at some point during their studies. Evidently, with the 2020 pandemic and lockdown measures, students reported their mental health declining even more.
The terms ADHD and ADD are used interchangeably to name the disorder, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. ADD is described as the old-fashioned term because it’s short for Attention Deficit Disorder. ADD doesn’t encompass the hyperactive symptoms so researchers came up with a new name, ADHD.
The purpose of this blog is to raise awareness and to potentially help someone who is feeling alone. My name is Kai and I am 20 years old. I was born with a cyst in my brain and hydrocephalus which has led to me being partially sighted. I go to college and at the same time I am an Ambassador for Mindsum.
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