Self care and self checks are incredibly important for everyone, and especially during these current challenging times of lockdown, it has become even more vital to look after your mental and physical well-being. By using the right self-care techniques, it’s possible to manage the unwanted symptoms associated with many mental health disorders, and also to […]
Stress is an inevitable part of life. What counts is how we deal with it — or in other words, our coping mechanisms. Coping mechanisms are the strategies people use to deal with painful emotions and adjust to stressful life events. Naturally, some of these strategies are more effective than others; in fact, some may […]
Exercise isn’t just about boosting your muscles and improving your aerobic capacity. While it can certainly make you healthier and slimmer, staying active can also give you an amazing feeling of well-being. People who exercise have more energy during the day, can sleep more effectively at night, feel more positive about themselves and enjoy greater […]
Not so long ago, mental health issues were stigmatized. People were afraid to admit that they were suffering from anxiety or depression. Now, we’re moving away from the shame associated with owning up to having a mental health condition. However, have some people gone too far?
“It has to be perfect.” “Anything less than perfection is a failure.” “I should never make mistakes.” Ever notice these thoughts running through your head? You may have a problem with perfectionism.