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Things You Should Know About Living With Mental Illness!

According to information taken from Mind.org:

  • 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem of some kind each year in England.
  • 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem (like anxiety and depression) in any given week in England.

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing things I feel as if people living with mental illnesses should know.
Keep in mind, I am not a qualified professional; I’m sharing information based on my own experiences.

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Posted in Advice, Mental Health, Self Care

What Is Self-Care & Why Is It Important?

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines self-care as the following “the ability of individuals, families and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and to cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a healthcare provider”.

Acts of self-care can include:

  • Turn your phone off for a day to recharge.
  • Dedicate a day to pampering yourself.
  • Practicing yoga and/or meditation.

In today’s post, I’ll be talking about the importance of implementing self-care into your life.

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The January Blues & New Years Resolutions

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January feels as if it lasts an absurd length of time, doesn’t it? And I’m going to ask, how many of your New Years Resolutions that you’ve set have gone out of the window already? A few of mine have, for sure.
This type of setback would usually derail any positive momentum and send me into a depressive spiral.

In today’s post, I’ll be sharing ways to pick yourself up during these times, and how to move forward in an effective manner.

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Dealing With Emotional Numbness

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Emotional numbness is a horrible symptom of mental illness to live with. It can leave you feeling hopeless and everything about life feels bleak. Life can feel overwhelming, especially when things happen that are beyond our control. In today’s post, I’ll be sharing advice/tips that have helped me during times like these.

Please keep in mind that I am not a medical professional. All the advice I give on the blog is from my own experiences. Contact your local mental health support team if you’re struggling.

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