Because even if I do have challenges (and don’t we all), I don’t want to be considered a failure. It’s not like I’m sick! (Psst! You don’t need to be ill to gain new perspectives.) Continue reading “Who the Heck Needs Counselling Anyhow?” »
Life is full of unexpected happenings and today our guest author, Tim, shares what for some will be a biggie. For others, they can find acceptance quite easily. So, why is that?
A series of accounts from those living with challenges, primarily involving mental health, which will afford the reader an opportunity to ‘walk in the shoes’ of amazingly tenacious individuals, allowing the reader to grow their knowledge, so reducing stigma and helping to find understanding. Continue reading “The “Living with…” Series” »
This is a call for you – or someone you know – to share a story. Whether a seasoned author or someone who wants to share their pain (in writing); be that psychological – or physiological. #bloggerswanted
I’m pleased to offer this infographic, on behalf of Nursing School Hub, The Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder. Continue reading “Bipolar Disorder – Removing the Mystique (Infographic)” »
In this wonderful age of easy to access information, there are countless points of reference to learn about all facets of our psychological wellbeing, and about when we are less well! Can we then, now celebrate our journey into reduced stigma? Continue reading “Let’s Talk Mental Health” »
We ask ‘What is Bipolar Disoder?’ Our guest author, Henrietta Ross, a writer and Blogger from the UK explains. Henrietta is a Buddhist, self-confessed Bibliophile, adoring disciple of Oscar Wilde and a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), who found her writers pen at a very young age and never looked back. Henrietta is passionate about mental health, having lived with Bipolar Disorder for decades, viewing it as more of a gift than an illness. She contributes regularly to the International Bipolar Foundation and has written for Black Dog Tribe. She has her own personal Blog called Conversations with Hattie where she likes to share stories and explore many different topics including mental health, being an HSP and her experiences of being an adopted child. Henrietta is currently working on two novels. Continue reading “What is Bipolar Disorder?” »
Following the acid test of providing free of charge over 500 downloads of the ‘rough’ copy compilation of blogs attributed to my website, I decided it might be reasonable to have a version of the most popular blogs formatted, tidied up, re-edited, proofed and made available across all major e-readers at Smashwords. Continue reading “Book Launch: Why what’s inside ‘Mind Mechanics – The Mindfulness Compendium’, may help you?” »
In 2013, it was frequently cited across the media that one in four individuals are likely to suffer debilitating depression related illness, and this may, in my opinion be a conservative figure. It’s now 2017 and I have been focusing on the subject of anxiety recently by releasing 10 Steps to Conquering Your Anxiety and Living with Anxiety.
As a service provider, in this particular field, I see a greater number of clients whose primary symptoms are anxiety-related and yet anxiety-related illness appears to receive less attention, or is lower on the agenda for health and wellbeing. Continue reading “Is Anxiety Getting Enough Attention?” »
Do you think you will consider a counsellor only as a last resort? Why would that be? Perhaps a sense of failure?
Many people feel that to see a counsellor is to admit a failure in some way. Many wait, trying to work out how to overcome the matters hurting them. Continue reading “What’s it Like Seeing a Counsellor?” »