With private counselling and other treatments being unaffordable for many, I decided to try a few mental health apps to see what they have to offer.
Today's post is a guest post from April Meyers. Receiving a diagnosis for an incurable disease can understandably be difficult to cope with. It’s important to remember that there is no right or wrong way to deal with such a diagnosis. You may feel overwhelmed and choose to ignore its existence or feel intense grief, [...]
With the current situation in the UK right now, many of us are stuck at home with nothing to do but worry. This crisis has affected everyone in a different way, and it's more important now than ever to take care of ourselves during the uncertainty. I unfortunately lost my job; but I'm seeing this [...]
TW: Eating disorders Today's post is a guest post from Prickly Pineapples: A health, wellness, vegan, and recovery site with the goal to call out diet culture BS. Having an eating disorder that's not anorexia is isolating because you’re on your own. That's not to say that people with bulimia and anorexia have it easier, because they don’t. [...]
This weeks spotlight is on Nina Clark, owner of Nightire: Tell us a little bit about yourself My name is Nina Clark - I’m a South African living in London and launched my own sleepwear brand, called Nightire, about two years ago. At Nightire, we're all about sleep. Good sleep, bad sleep, afternoon-nap sleep. If [...]
Looking after our mental health is difficult enough, that sometimes basic needs fall to the wayside. Sometimes we feel we're not worth the effort, that we don't deserve anything special. Sometimes it's just that we don't have the will or energy to cook. It's okay to fall into a slump and eat junk every now [...]
At the time of writing this, approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. The statistics are alarming, and while I could talk about the various things I think contribute to poor mental health, I wanted instead to talk about the warning signs. Many of us will [...]