Mental health articles, blogs, news and stories
Coping Strategies for Managing Chronic Pain and Mental Health
There are multiple modalities and presentations of pain, which means that coping mechanisms need to be adapted and depend on these differences.
‘But you don’t look sick.’: The Challenges Of Parenting With Chronic Illness
Every day I play symptom roulette. I never know what I’m going to get until I get up and try to start the day.
Uncertainty and Distress : 'The Big Gloom’ Affecting Young People
In distress, your body may be struggling to process all the stressors and it reacts in maladaptive ways. This leads to anxiety and emotional or physical pain.
Am I Kenough? Mental Health In The Dichotomy Of Toxic Masculinity And Kenergy
Feminism is often seen as an attack on manliness, but it is a fight for rights that men already have as well as liberating men themselves from the confines of toxic masculinity.
Food and Diet: How does it affect our Mental Health?
How we approach the food that we eat will change drastically depending on who we are, where we are and, sometimes, how we feel.
The Cost of Living Crisis: A Mental Health Catastrophe
We’re living through difficult times. The COVID pandemic, the war in Ukraine, the unprecedented cost of living, mental health turmoil, a climate crisis. While we all hope for the situation to get better, it’s worth bearing three things in mind.
The Extraordinary Benefits of Wallowing in our Emotions
If we’re not being told to merely focus on positivity, then it’s also possible we’re urged to avoid feeling anything at all. Modernity may have brought us better food, effective transport systems and healthier teeth, but it comes with a dedication to ‘busyness’.
Navigating Grief For People With Learning Disabilities
Out of all human emotions, it can be argued that grief is one of the hardest to process. The scars it leaves on your life are felt for a long time.
Navigating Confusing Emotions Through Mindfulness
It’s common for us to feel that life is putting too much in our way. We might feel pressured to do well at school, to keep up with friends or worry about our future and the world we live in. Sometimes you might feel all of these things at the same time.