Quick Grounding Technique for Panic Attacks

During these uncertain times that we are experiencing due to the Covid-19 Pandemic a lot of people, including myself are experiencing anxiety to some degree. This is totally normal given the circumstances. Some people experience more anxiety than others and with increased anxiety there is the possibility of having a panic attack. Panic attacks areContinue reading “Quick Grounding Technique for Panic Attacks”

5 Steps I took to improve my mental health

It can be lonely and scary to have a mental illness.  When I was first diagnosed, I felt ashamed and unsure of how to proceed.  Over the years, I have had ups and downs, and today’s post is all about how I picked myself up when bipolar disorder was beating me down. 1 – TherapyContinue reading “5 Steps I took to improve my mental health”

Mental health resources

Today’s post is about seven leading mental health resources that I find helpful for support, research and information. 1 – The international bipolar foundation They have two sections on the website. For those with bipolar disorder they have a free e-book available as well as free webinars, helpful blogs, a YouTube question and answer seriesContinue reading “Mental health resources”

11 Habits for good mental health

October is mental health awareness month, so this month, I will be putting up a post every week to share my journey and help you on yours. Today’s post is all about the habits you can follow for good mental health. All of us have mental health, and it is essential to look after yourContinue reading “11 Habits for good mental health”

How to improve your day using cognitive behavioural therapy

After being absent from this site for about a year I wondered what a nice resource would be to share with you.  From personal experience I can say that Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a very good treatment for mood disorders (as well as some others). Cognitive behavioural therapy was founded by Aaron Beck whilstContinue reading “How to improve your day using cognitive behavioural therapy”