Yearly Reflection: Mental Health and Looking Back

2020 was truly the year of the good, the bad, and the somehow worse. However, now that the year is coming to an end, it is always a good habit to take some time for reflection, both about the events of the year itself and your personal feelings towards what happened. In this post weContinue reading “Yearly Reflection: Mental Health and Looking Back”

Birthday Blues: What are They and How to Prevent Them

Most of us have seen the classic birthday trope in TV & Film. You have everyone forget all day, and then as you walk into a dark room later in the day all of your friends and family jump out from the shadows and yell ‘Surprise!’. Unfortunately, it’s very rare that this image translates toContinue reading “Birthday Blues: What are They and How to Prevent Them”

Setting Boundaries and Saying No

Selfish is a word that is loaded with negative connotations, but there isn’t enough focus on the positives of putting yourself first. It can be a bad thing if you are constantly selfish and show no regard for the others around you, but in the same vein it can also be a negative if youContinue reading “Setting Boundaries and Saying No”

Christmas Anxiety: Getting Through the Holiday Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Well, at least in theory. The truth is December IS one of my favourite times of the year, but I understand that it can also be very stressful and overwhelming for a lot of people. I have experienced this anxiety first-hand. Between financial stress, issues around family,Continue reading “Christmas Anxiety: Getting Through the Holiday Stress”

Mental Health and Stress During Covid-19: Coping in a global pandemic

Looking back to the start of 2020 and the new decade, I imagine close to none of us could have predicted the way this year has gone. Global lockdowns, tens of thousands of deaths and many changes for everybody’s day to day routines. Covid-19 has not been an easy adjustment for anyone. With all ofContinue reading “Mental Health and Stress During Covid-19: Coping in a global pandemic”

Self-Care and its Benefits: Back to Basics

How many times has someone told you to take care or look after yourself for you to respond with something along the lines of ‘thank you, you too’? It happens more than we think but its very rare that we actually break down what is being said. To look after yourself or take care mayContinue reading “Self-Care and its Benefits: Back to Basics”

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