Stories and Experiences of Heavy Metal and Mental Health shared by a Mental Health Advocate
Adulting is the ability to understand what is important for your wellbeing in the long run and prioritizing them. Here’s the How-To’s of your 20’s, by a 20-something, traversing through life expectantly, and with gusto!
A place where people can share their stories and experiences with mental health by Matt Burke.
Online group therapy involves joining a session led by a qualified therapist through video chat, this allows for multiple people to join, either together or in their separate homes.
When no more options are available, that’s where the ACFB Fund plans to kick in. After answering a few basic questions and providing evidence of need, applicants are granted funding based on availability and need.
If you are someone who enjoys a spicy curry for dinner, you might especially love a chicken curry. The blend of the soft white meat with the rich spices and texture of a curry sauce can be quite intoxicating.
As Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs pyramid shows us, safety and security are some of our most fundamental needs. Taking safety measures to look after yourself and your home should be top priority.
Humor just feels good; it distracts us from our problems and promotes a lighter perspective. For this reason, many famous quotes have been penned about the benefits of humor, such as: The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. – Mark Twain
It’s amazing how one healthy choice changed my life and led to a lifetime of healthy choices. This is my personal story.
A good sleep routine consists of having a structured, consistent routine before bedtime. This will lead to a more restful night’s sleep.
The world that we live in can feel both incredibly kind and incredibly cruel depending on where you look. As someone who has been lucky enough to experience immense kindness and vicious cruelty, I have been on both sides of this fence.
Periodically, it is a good idea to take a personal inventory on how your wellness journey is going.
If you are someone who enjoys a spicy curry for dinner, you might especially love a chicken curry. The blend of the soft white meat with the rich spices and texture of a curry sauce can be quite intoxicating. However, if you are someone who tends to prefer a bit of home-cooking, you might wish to know how to make a chicken curry without the guilt trip or the sore stomach the next day!
In this article we are going to discuss ways you can naturally reduce depression symptoms. But before we begin I want to start with a bit of a warning:
If you have had recent thoughts of self-harm or suicide, please do not try to do this alone.
Why is Plato’s Allegory of the Cave still relevant today? What lessons can we take away from this moral story that would apply to our day to day lives? Let’s discuss it’s relevance.
Talking to your loved ones about depression can be a scary experience. You’re not alone. Over 300 million people in the world experience depression.
Read through these quotes when you’re feeling down, and you are certainly going to feel a lot more positive.
As a parent or someone who works with children, it can be increasingly hard to find something motivating. From late childhood into early teenage years, it is easy for a child to become apathetic and easily annoyed by events they would otherwise have been excited by. If you find yourself in that position, you are not alone.
What are some of the most overlooked resources in your life? Achievements can be measured by many different standards. In life, and in your career, there are always set metrics for demonstrating success. How do you measure success for yourself?
In my professional career, I often hear from clients that they don’t do anything for self-care. Mindfulness and meditation are not on their radar. This article will highlight the importance of meditation.
When you are in the process of trying to still enjoy tasty snacks without your budget being increased, it can be surprisingly tough. If you are in the position where you are trying to find ways of eating healthy whilst still enjoying fresh tastes, I recommend you try out some banana oat muffins.
Life is, for most of us, about finding happiness and contentment. Yet it’s not an absolute construct. Most of the time, we assume someone who is awash with cash and social opportunity to be the happiest.
Egocentrism is defined as the inability to differentiate ones self from others or to see a situation from another’s point of view.
When experiencing anxiety, negative or challenging emotions, flashbacks, the practice of using grounding exercises can help you take control.
Burnout, left untreated can become severe and lead to suicidal thoughts, depression, and long term anxiety. Knowing the signs and what to do will go a long way in helping you stay healthy, happy, and mentally well.
Recently studies have shown that spending time outside in natural environments can have a positive impact on a person’s mental health and feelings of wellbeing. From walks in the country away from the urban hussle of modern day life, to getting green fingered and spending time planting and growing your own plants or veg it appears mother nature actually does have a part to play in our overall wellness.
As you’ll remember from my previous article defining egocentrism, the imaginary audience is a term used to describe human fascination in what others think of them.
If you were to look at some of the visionaries of our day, you’d see that they all have some productive habits in common.
This offers practical insight and the latest science to help you get a good night’s sleep.
Simple ideas for looking after your mental health, with tips you can put into practice immediately. Each week, writer/host Jeremy Godwin looks at one aspect of mental wellbeing and provides straightforward, practical advice based on quality research and his own experience of learning how to live with anxiety and depression — so you can get tips that actually work from someone who understands what it’s like to go through mental health challenges. Let’s Talk About Mental Health… because the more we talk about it, the easier it gets.
In this podcast series, I’ll be chatting to senior executives, special forces soldiers, entrepreneurs, world record holders, and other inspirational leaders. Many of which have experienced their own struggle with mental health issues.
These are suggestions for ways to practice self-care, however, you may find that some of these do not help you. Don’t give up!
In life, one of the most common issues that we can face stems from an inability to know what tomorrow hold. For me, and likely for you, that uncertainty can be quite off-putting and unsettling.
A good budget is like an insurance policy for your finances. If you follow it, you’re sure to have money available when emergencies come up.
Making changes in our wellness routine can have long lasting positive impacts on our health and sense of self. Before we can make a change to our wellness routine, it’s important first to go over the basics.
Today we are going to talk about a subject that has a lot of misinformation floating around about: Diet and Exercise and its Effects on Mental Health.
It can seem impossible to budget when you don’t make enough money, but I’m here to tell you relief is possible.
If you are like many others and want to find a better sense of mental perspective, it might make sense to invest time and energy into mindfulness.
These are great tips to use whether you are on a budget or simply looking for satisfying and budget friendly foods.
As America continues to undergo one of the largest civil rights movements in our history, more and more people are uniting behind this cause for the first time. While new faces and bodies can bring renewed passion and energy to a movement, anyone who has been an ally or advocate for some time is familiar with the dreaded compassion fatigue.
If you are looking to find some genuine financial freedom, then it does make sense to focus on dealing with your debts ASAP.
Several states have issued mask mandates. This has brought up concerns about whether it is safe or possible for everyone to wear a mask.
Learn research-tested strategies for a happier, more meaningful life, drawing on the science of compassion, gratitude, mindfulness, and awe. Hosted by award-winning psychologist Dacher Keltner.
This article will shed light on the gaslighting phenomenon, its consequences, and what to do about it.
This is designed for anyone desiring motivation, direction, and focus in life.
Those with lived experience of depression, know first hand the monster it can be. This is a depression metaphor for those lucky enough to not have this experience.
A weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.
This podcast was created by Bobby Temps to break down mental health stigma and discrimination.
This podcast brings you insights, lessons and tips from high-achievers, athletes, and coaches!
MannMukti mission is to encourage healthy, open dialogue of mental health issues in an effort to remove stigma, improve awareness and promote self-care.
You’ve probably heard about the importance of loving yourself, forgiving yourself, and treating yourself with compassion. But is it really that vital?
If you are someone who is trying to cut down on their intake of sugary treats, it can be tough to keep up consistency. Don’t fret, I have a simple and effective plan in mind for you. Have you ever thought about making a healthy version of brownies? Zucchini Brownies, to be exact.
Health is without doubt one of the most important factors in leading a healthy, happy, and ambitious life. In a bid to help you improve your health quickly, though, here are some useful ideas that you should definitely try out.
Here are some easy transformative habits that you could start today.
These are the questions that motivate individuals with chronic pain to seek healthcare providers’ expertise. Unfortunately, many people leave their appointments more confused than confident.
To help you out of that rut, here are some motivational quotes that I have found especially useful during these trying and challenging times.
This article will not solve all your problems. It will introduce you to the importance of mindfulness and explore some of the reasons why you should be practicing it.
What is telepsychology? Why is this becoming the emerging trend in mental health during the pandemic. Find out more here.
Instead of having to go and see a therapist in person, you could enjoy therapy from the comfort of your own home. A chat over a video call can be just what you need. But what exactly is telehealth therapy? Let’s take a look.
There are lots of benefits to meditation, such as decreasing anxiety, worry and stress.
It enhances self-awareness, self-acceptance and patience. And it strengthens our resilience amidst uncertainty and adversity. Who wouldn’t benefit from a little bit of that?