A thing I always used to hear people say to me, and still do occasionally is the phrase “it has to come from you” and despite the fact I find it quite a frustrating statement at times, I have to admit that it is wholeheartedly true. I remember first hearing that and thinking, well then … Continue reading Your life is in your hands.
I’ve never really had an issue with diagnoses. For the most part, I’d say they’re useful to understand and give the proper treatment to what you have. Although I can get why some people don’t like labels, which is fair. However, the issue I have is when diagnoses are used as a means of judgement, … Continue reading Mental Illness: You are not your diagnosis.
There’s just something about nature right? Despite the fact I don’t go out as much as I should, it’s actually one of the few things that really eases me and my mind. Am I saying it completely eradicates the thoughts and rumination that go through my head every second? No, of course not. It can’t … Continue reading The effect of nature on Mental Health
That’s where the difference between mental health and mental illness lies. MH is mental wellness, your consistent mood, thoughts, behaviours, beliefs, emotions. Mental illness is the disruption of that equilibrium the brain tries to keep day to day. When all those components knock against eachother and have a mind of their own. When they create … Continue reading The difference between Mental Health and Mental Illness.
Sometimes it can feel like our brains are our worst enemies. It doesn’t listen, it has no discipline, runs riot at the worst of times. I often question how something so smart and powerful can be so stupid and weak? For anyone who’s watched the film The Incredibles, the brain reminds me of that big … Continue reading Befriend your brain.