Not everybody can afford therapy, or has the time for it. With this in mind I decided to share what I've learnt about mindfulness and how practicing it has benefited me...
How colour helps you to deal with your emotions using Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy
I've taken the plunge into the mysterious world of EMDR Therapy. Here's what I've learnt so far...
Did somebody say published mental health writer?..
Woah. Sounds pretty cool right? Whilst I’m sure someone has invented therapy with pets that’s not what I wanted to talk about! What I mean to question is whether pets have a soothing effect and if they can in fact help someone who is suffering with an illness, including mental illness. Well I think they can. My lil guinea pigs […]
I would like this post to be a bit of a discussion as I need some advice people!
I've never let my illness get in the way of my work or education yet the negative stigma against mental health says otherwise... so how honest should I be?
The impact of friendship on mental health
I had to get up at 4:30am on the Sunday morning to get a boat from Naifaru, Maldives to a domestic airport which would fly me to Male. The sea was extremely choppy which I embraced as a sort of roller coaster ride for about 10 mins before the constant soaring then crashing into the waves became quite uncomfortable for […]
Was my (sarcastic) response to this tweet: In case you guys didn’t know it’s mental health awareness week so we should all be doing our part by discussing mental health with honesty and openness. It’s bad enough in that we don’t talk about mental health as much as physical health. We shouldn’t need to have a mental health awareness week, […]
Therapy behind closed doors