When a person is low in mood, anything can seem like a gargantuan task – It’s part of the depression mindset. So the person puts off doing things, taking duvet days and letting the chores build up. And then the things that only seemed like big things suddenly really are. And then mood drops further.… Read More
It’s not easy to be cheery when your car has just broken down on a freezing cold December day. But it is precisely these times, the days when a little rain falls in your life, that we have to be at our best. When we face the trials that can blight anyone of us, we… Read More
Giving up activities that we enjoy is stepping a little closer to low mood and is one of the markers of depression. Never a good idea. But so many of us are very willing to put others before ourselves, feeling that this selflessness is necessary. And the truth is that giving to others can contribute… Read More
Everyone deals with their mental health differently, we are after all individuals. Three years ago I had a life-changing event, it left me doubting myself, my self-worth and left me depressed and very anxious about everything. I had been rocked to the core when I encountered some workplace bullying. Writing has always come easily to… Read More
‘into every life a little rain must fall’ and this can lead to us feeling less than confident and watching our self-esteem diminish minute by minute, hour by hour, and day by day. Your self-esteem and mine for that matter is linked to the way we see ourselves and how we interact with the wider… Read More
Stress, anxiety and depression affect the employee and the workplace everyday. In these pages we will offer information and news for the occupational health and / or human resources personnel.