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Alt Therapy,Depression

Date : October 7, 2015Comments : 1

Creating music playlists to help improve your depressive mood

At Battle of Mind we believe strongly in the use of the arts to help alleviate feelings of depression and anxiety and music was one great tool that helped the founder of BoM find his way through the minefield that is depression. In this post we discuss the idea of creating music playlists to help you improve your mood and reduce anxiety.

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gives energy to learn new skills

Alt Therapy,Depression,Healing

Date : September 20, 2015Comments : 0

Listening to positive music can help with depression

Many believe that music has no benefit than simply to entertain us or create an ambience in the air but music can in fact be a great tool for many of our daily lives including the ability to lift depression. In this blog post we are going to discuss music, its affect on our brain and what music you choose to listen to is so important in helping you in your battle with depression.

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counselling isnt always right treatment

Alt Therapy,Depression

Date : September 5, 2015Comments : 0

Why counselling isn’t the answer for everyone suffering depression

Counselling isn’t the answer for everyone. When the founder of Battle of Mind suffered very challenging times as he graduated from architecture he had tried many therapies on his journey of recovery. Counselling was one of his first treatments that he tried after being directed to a counselor by his university lecturer but for him, it wasn’t the tool to healing.

In this blog post we are going to discuss why counselling may not be the right treatment for everyone suffering from depression and other strategies to explore.

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Date : September 2, 2015Comments : 2

Breathe, a tool to help calm anxiety (3 min Video by BoM)

Breathe, a tool to help calm anxiety was created by the founder of Battle of Mind after experiencing first hand anxiety attacks he learnt how to control his feelings and thoughts with the use of correct breathing methods. In this blog post he shares three videos he created with the aim of helping others learn how to relax through deep and slow breathing whilst visualising a peaceful place. Please leave feedback so I can improve the designs for you.
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Date : August 20, 2015Comments : 0

11 Aromatherapy oils that are known to help soothe depression and anxiety

The founder of BoM went on a 2 week break to Egypt recently and whilst there discovered an essential oils seller. As the founder’s mother is a holistic therapist he already had a good idea of what purpose each oil had but he discovered a few that are known to help people with particular problems in the mind such as depression, anxiety and lack of focus. In this blog post he will discuss 11 essential oils that are known to have health benefits for those with depression, anxiety and more.

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change can be very hard but important the picture shows a woman working things out

Alt Therapy,Depression

Date : August 5, 2015Comments : 1

5 reasons why you should consider keeping a ‘Journey Journal’

The feelings and negative thoughts that come with depression are very real and many who suffer from this condition are likely to have feelings of hopelessness and despondency, doing even the smallest task seems almost impossible.

How or when you will get better seems a distant dream and as each day passes it can feel like nothing has improved.

Recovering from depression can be a long journey but keeping a record of your journey can benefit you in many ways. In this blog post we discuss ten reasons why the tool of the ‘journey journal’ might help you realise things are improving. Continue reading “5 reasons why you should consider keeping a ‘Journey Journal’”

Alt Therapy,Depression

Date : July 23, 2015Comments : 1

12 ways to exercise without having to go to a gym

Want to exercise without having to go to a gym? A lot of people want to start exercising but don’t really want to go to the gym for whatever reason, whether time, personal problems, low self-esteem or simple motivation. The good news is you DON’T need to go to a gym to exercise!

Exercising can be a lot more fun than running on a treadmill and in this blog post I will discuss 10 ways ( some of which are free ) that can help you incorporate an exercising routine into your daily life.

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