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Alt Therapy,Art,Depression,Healing,Mens Mental Health

Date : April 29, 2015Comments : 1

Using art as a tool for healing depression

I may be a little biased having spent my whole life studying and creating art for a living but art is one of the most therapeutic things you can do to bring a sense of balance in a very chaotic world. In this blog post I discuss the positive effects of art, both in creating and viewing it on the mental health of individuals. Continue reading “Using art as a tool for healing depression”

Alt Therapy,Depression,Life Experience,Negative Thoughts

Date : April 20, 2015Comments : 0

14 ways travelling can help you overcome depression & see things differently

When we are depressed all we can think about is the current situation, how the hell are you going to change it, it feels like it will never end! Travel can be an escape from the depressive life you are living and give you so much from even a week or two week experience of travelling even in your own country.

In this blog post the founder of BoM discusses why travelling is so good for you and your mind. Continue reading “14 ways travelling can help you overcome depression & see things differently”

anxiety,Depression

Date : April 15, 2015Comments : 0

Understanding what its like to have social anxiety through famous movies

Sometimes it can be difficult to understand someone who has an illness, particularly when it is one you can’t physically see and its hard to emphasis with something you have never experienced yourself. But what is social anxiety? Social anxiety is…

the fear of interaction with other people that brings on self-consciousness, feelings of being negatively judged and evaluated, and, as a result, leads to avoidance.

Social Anxiety Institute

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Depression

Date : April 9, 2015Comments : 0

Scientists say computer games can help lift feelings of depression

Computer games have gained quite a bad reputation over the years, how they are addictive, make you aggressive, anti-social and even to blame for people doing horrific things. Video games have been blamed in the past for being a culprit of unbalanced people acting in violent ways but now science has provided evidence¬†that computer game can lift your spirits and in this blog post I will try to unveil why video games can be a great tool for shifting low moods of depression. Continue reading “Scientists say computer games can help lift feelings of depression”

Depression,Healing,Self Esteem

Date : April 5, 2015Comments : 0

The importance of forgiveness in healing your mind

When we are wronged by somebody or we make bad decisions for our life we get annoyed, frustrated and disappointed with ourselves and enraged by the perpetrator in question, but like the old saying goes, ‘anger is like holding a hot coal in your hand expecting someone else to get burnt’ and sometimes its better to try to¬†understand the power that forgiveness can have in you dealing with your problems.

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Depression

Date : April 1, 2015Comments : 0

Becoming your own hero in your battle of mental health

When you have a bad mental breakdown it is without doubt the lowest point you can reach in life. You need help and support to help you begin your difficult journey from utter turmoil to at the very least, functioning properly again. Everything is ten times as hard as it once was, so you begin to rely on those who care for you even more and sometimes, you can even unfortunately, become comfortable with being looked after.

When ill, we often look to others for answers to our illness, we consult our doctors, our nurses, our friends, family, even sometimes psychics in some situations, in the hope we can find equilibrium again.

The truth is that the only person who has the complete control over whether you get well again or not, whether you like to admit it or realise it, is YOU.

In this blog post I will discuss the importance of becoming your own hero in your battle to regain good mental health. Continue reading “Becoming your own hero in your battle of mental health”