Over the last year, we have witnessed a wider public discussion of mental health. This is necessary in order to smash the neverending stigma attached to mental health.
With 2018 right around the corner, many of us habitually resort to making New Year’s Resolutions. However why do we need to wait until late December to admit to ourselves that we need to make
Still haven’t completed your Christmas shopping? Ran out of gift ideas? Don’t panic as I’m here to help you with my ‘2017 Self-Care Christmas Gift Guide’. This year, I’m encouraging you all to be more thoughtful and to give gifts
Do you get caught up in chaos of everyday life? Do you find yourself not making time to take care of yourself?
It isn’t uncommon to notice changes in mood and behaviour patterns as the seasons transition to the grey, cold and shorter days of winter. Changes in temperature and light levels have been proven to affect our bodies and our minds.
*TRIGGER WARNING! To be perfectly honest with you, I was rather apprehensive about writing a post on Suicide Prevention Month. I feared that it might’ve resulted with a self-inflicted trigger. I also questioned whether I was the right person to discuss the importance of suicide prevention when
Modern-day lifestyles are so busy and centred around other people, that we have forgotten to make time for ourselves. We are neglecting our own wellbeing and happiness. Self-love shouldn’t be sacrificed, it should be honoured and an essential part of our routine.
Coming to the end of my group therapy course (DBT), I had convinced myself that I was getting better. I felt that I had reached a few milestones in my recovery. My social anxiety was going down a few notches and I was practicing the mindfulness techniques that
From a young age we are taught to love and show compassion. Compassion being the wish for others to be free from suffering and love is wanting others to be happy. So why do so many of us ignore the importance of being loving and compassionate to ourselves?