Stories and Experiences of Heavy Metal and Mental Health shared by a Mental Health Advocate
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.
Trying to find a therapist in New Zealand can often be a difficult task. Navigating the process can seem like a daunting, endless stream of waitlists and disappointment. Knowing where to look can make all the difference between finding a therapist or not.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this post, we’ll outline some key psychological theories on which the practice of life coaching is based, recommend ten exercises and assessment tools for your practice, and give you tips for finding a suitable life coaching accreditation course.
To help you out of that rut, here are some motivational quotes that I have found especially useful during these trying and challenging times.
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.
Generally, depression can be quite distinct from clinical depression.
However, if the same mood persist for at least two weeks and is accompanied with other symptoms that obstruct the normal daily routine, it may be diagnosed as clinical depression or dysthymia.
The concepts and approaches suggested in this material certainly do not apply to everyone suffering from depression. However, many of the concepts and approaches discussed below may be germane to many, if not most, persons in a depressed state.
The world we live in is unpredictable, but the past several months have really highlighted how little control we have over our environment. Our jobs, money, health, and relationships are threatened, and there is no end in sight for this invisible enemy. It’s terrifying.
Most people will agree that genetics and environment both play a role in our development and personalities. What many do not realize is that these two concepts are intertwined; our nurture actually becomes our nature—trauma becomes engrained in our genes.
It’s normal to experience trauma following a disturbing event. However, if not managed on time, the stress might shatter your self-esteem, confidence and sense of security. The person might feel psychologically and physically drained.