Posts Tagged“mental health”

Are you tired of trying to squeeze in time to your daily routine for your regular Yoga class? Being so busy with work, family and home routines leaves little time for much else but regular exercise is so important for your mental health. Have you considered a DIY at Home Hot Yoga Room? That way it eliminates the added pressure of trying to fit it in around all your other daily chores, rushing to get to the class on time will no longer be a problem and it also eliminates the time needed to travel to and from your yoga…

Animals make the world a better place.  Any animal lover would agree with that – but if you’re one of the around 2,000 Americans who have an Emotional Support Animal (ESA), you’ll know first-hand how important pets can be for your mental health. Having an official ESA can be a lifeline for people all over the world. However, as stories about fraudulent ESAs swarm the media, we’re seeing increasing pressure for regulations to tighten. That means it’s more important than ever to understand your rights.  In this post, we’ll explain exactly what the law says about your ESA.  1. Your…

Experiencing anxiety following the death of a loved one is a common feeling, especially when that death was caused by an accident. Anxiety during grieving is also known as bereavement anxiety, according to mental health experts, and, while it is temporary, there are things you can do to help ease it. Our guide here will help you better understand bereavement anxiety.  What is Bereavement Anxiety? There are different reasons people experience heightened anxiety in connection to the death of a loved one. Even after several years, a death anniversary might make someone anxious because they are not quite sure how…

When we think about exercising, we often jump right to how it will affect us physically. It’s a pretty wide consensus that working out makes us healthier physiologically. We’ll see better blood pressure rates, lose weight and see an increase in stamina so that going up and down three flights of stairs will feel like a breeze. However, one aspect we haven’t really seen discussed is how exercise can affect your mental health. Just as you probably thought, exercising regularly can actually make your mind feel better, too! Here are some exercises that will boost your mental health. Yoga: Yoga…

Can counselling help with my depression? This is the question that floats in people’s minds when depression comes crawling. It is not enough to know that a counsellor can help with your depression. Knowing how counselling services  help combat depression is one big step towards a depression-free life. Below is a counselling guide for people who are suffering from depression.  Who is a Counsellor? A mental health counsellor is described as a specialist who has undergone training to hold individual and group therapy sessions. He or she is a counsellor with a Master’s degree in Psychology or Counselling and several…

Mental health issues such as anxiety and stress are currently rife in the UK’s workforce. In 2019, 602,000 people suffered from new or long-standing stress, depression, or anxiety according to a Labour Force Survey. This equates to 1,800 in every 100,000 workers suffering from work-related mental health issues, which led to 12.8 million working days being lost. Although stress, depression, and anxiety are more prevalent in public service industries, it can affect anyone in any sector. With Stress Awareness Month in April, we take a look at how best to calm your body and mind naturally outside of your working…

When I first entered the world of work I realized that I was just getting stressed out far too easily and taken on the burden of both my own issues and those around me. It reached a point where I couldn’t continue and so I went to speak to Dr. Richard Soper, our family doctor, to discuss what I could do about my stress levels and how I could relax. Dr. Soper gave me so many options to try and eventually I found the methods which worked best for me. I have shared these methods with family and friends and…

It’s becoming common place to see negative headlines were technology and mental health are concerned. Plenty of evidence has been published, reinforcing that social media and too much screen time can add to stress levels with the increasing risk of depression and anxiety, as well as problems with sleep. But believe it or not, technology has earned its place when it comes to mental health. In fact, apps such as Headspace, Calm and Stop, Breathe & Think use technology to help people manage their own mental health conditions, in more natural way. The workplace is the biggest source of stress…

The human brain is one of the perplexed organs in the body. The way a person talks, walks, acts, and feel are all determined by the brain. The body responds from electrical impulses that are produced by this mighty organ and without them, people would become lifeless or in a zombie state. Unfortunately the day to day trials and tribulations tend to get the best of us causing high levels of stress. When the mind or body is stressed; health issues are sure to follow, but there is one way to get yourself back on track or maintain at peak levels.      Brainwave…

Life can come at you in all kinds of crazy ways. It can be served to you with its fair share of personal drama, throw in some professional bumps in the road, and even some down times from those around you. In the end, it can lead to depression. With that in mind, some individuals feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel. Others, meantime, know that they just need a little helping hand to truly turn things around. No matter where you may fall in life’s trials and tribulations, know that there is always the…