Effective strategies for stress management.

In current society, there are many pressures which face us all on an individual basis. These can be various, but often include family life, relationships, financial pressures, pressures at work and health, to name but a few. In terms of... Continue Reading →

Self harm and effective management

Addressing barriers to effective mental health care What I felt compelled to write about is, what I personally perceive to be barriers to effective delivery of mental health care in more general environments. My first ever profound encounter with someone... Continue Reading →

A diamond in the mud

I think one of the most challenging aspects of life, not just for myself, but for people I meet in life; friends, work colleagues, people I meet on a daily basis through work and generally in life, is the concept... Continue Reading →

Love, hope and human connection

It often amazes me that we live in a culture so governed by stigma and social norm. I think there are a lot of people that are governed by what others think of them and that what or ‘who’ society... Continue Reading →

The power of hope and love

Inspiring hope In most cases of depression, often exists a comorbid presence of hopelessness. It is difficult to pinpoint an exact cause for this as everyone’s state of mind differs so much, and there are many different theories to why... Continue Reading →

The value of self awareness and overcoming people’s approval

In this blog, I would like to focus on the importance of mental health and being aware of our own thoughts, feelings and emotions. As a general nurse, when looking after poorly patients, there are often subtle warning signs, that... Continue Reading →

Living in each day

In the midst of depression or anxiety, it is often difficult to enjoy the simplest things in life.Day to day activities become a chore and motivation gradually ceases to a halt.Even simple day to day living can become a mere... Continue Reading →

Choosing to stay positive

I have often heard people say, that our feelings our guided by our thoughts. Each day we make different choices in our lives, but like a pebble that skims a lake surface, there will always be a ripple effect. The... Continue Reading →

Purpose lies within

In a world where there is darkness, I await a shining light. Like gazing into a moonlit sky, so dense is the dark night, I am captivated by the stars. Though as the bitterness encompasses me, I embrace the night,... Continue Reading →

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