Why should you keep a journal? There are plenty of reasons to keep one for yourself. Perhaps you’ve wanted to get started with your own journal, but never found time, or aren’t sure what to write about. Here are 3 Tips to get you started.
Society has become increasingly keen to put a label on just above everything these days, and not least of all in the area of Mental Health! As October is Mental Health Awareness Month, I wanted to share my thoughts and experiences to bring a little more clarity, REALITY and a fresh perspective to the subject of Anxiety, Stress and Depression…and to the “labelling” of people who … Read More Getting Real About Depression! Lifestyle -v- Clinical Depression…there is a difference!
Some of the most influential people in history have kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for posterity, and a cathartic release for the people writing them. Journaling, or the process of recording one’s innermost thoughts, hopes, fears, and desires, is a form of self-expression that leads to all-around better understanding.
Remember exploring your senses back in school? Grown ups can take a tip from their school lessons by revisiting the senses and learning how they can help us prevent stress overload. Try some of these exercises to identify the sensory experiences that work quickly and effectively to reduce stress for you.
The other day I was reading up on Stress and came across a really interesting one written by Dr Mark Hyman that certainly put things into perspective (for me anyway). In the fast paced world that we live in these days, it is something that everyone experiences at some point in time – and some of us know it more intimately than others, but have you ever thought about … Read More 5 Ways to Beat Stress