We’ve become wary and cynical over quick fixes and so it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that not everything needs to be complex and long-winded in order to have a positive effect. But a quick fix for depression? Surely not.Read more
I have only been to the occasional Yoga class over the years, but never anything constant. Recently however, I’ve been really making an effort to go more frequently and see what all of the fuss is about. Read more
What’s the first thing you reach for when you’re feeling a bit low? Lots of people reach for a bag of crisps, or maybe some deep fried chicken, or ice cream. If it cheers us up, what’s wrong with that?Read more
There may come a time when it falls on your shoulders to help your dad out with his depression. Depending on your relationship you may find it either easier or harder to convince him that it’s time to seek help. Read more
Low moods block positivity. It’s quite normal to feel down from time to time, but symptoms of depression are best dealt with quickly before they escalate. This simple 9-question screening, may help to indicate the extent (if any) of your depression, and that professional help could be useful to put your smile back.
When people feel low the main temptation is to let their mood get the upper hand. It doesn’t need to be this way but thinking of ways to change the atmosphere and therefore the mood don’t always come easily. Here are just a few things you might like to consider:Read more
ASMR, or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, is a thing of mystery. Many describe it as a sensation of cool tingling, a pleasurable sensation, that starts off at the base of the skull and spreads slowly downwards.Read more