How to address and talk about depression

How to address and talk about depression

Talking about depression is essential for fostering understanding, providing support, and breaking down the stigma that often surrounds mental health issues. However, the ironic thing is that while talking about it openly is an acknowledged way to address it, actually...
What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a widely acclaimed and extensively researched form of psychotherapy that focuses on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviours. It is structured, goal-oriented, and usually short-term, making it a practical...
You Can’t Change Other People!

You Can’t Change Other People!

There are myriad reasons why one might desire to alter another person’s behaviour. It could stem from the impact of bullying someone may be affected by,, it could be a heartfelt concern for a friend or family member grappling with difficulties or making unwise...
Are You Postponing Yourself?

Are You Postponing Yourself?

Seneca, a great Stoic philosopher, spoke about postponing yourself, and the phrase, along with its intention, is over 2000 years old. It reveals that despite the passage of time, human nature remains largely unchanged. We all aspire to be more than we are and focus on...
The Positive Power of Therapy

The Positive Power of Therapy

In a world that often moves at a relentless pace, where stress, anxiety, and uncertainty are commonplace, the power of therapy stands as a beacon of hope and healing. Therapy, in its various forms, has emerged as a powerful tool for fostering positive mental health...
Men’s Mental Health – The Silent Issue

Men’s Mental Health – The Silent Issue

Check in on those around you not just on World Mental Health Day It’s March 2024 and mental health but also men’s mental health in particular is very much on my mind. My dear friend lost his friend (Tom) to suicide a few days ago. Not more than a couple of days...
Five Reasons Why Therapy Can work for you

Five Reasons Why Therapy Can work for you

Therapy, whether it’s psychotherapy, counselling, or other forms of mental health support, offers numerous benefits for individuals seeking to improve their overall well-being. Here are five reasons why therapy can work for you: Emotional Support and Validation:...