New research suggests anthropomorphising your emotions can help you control them. But how do you actually go about it? An interesting perspective courtesy of The Guardian. www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/dec/08/how-can-you-conquer-ordinary-everyday-sadness-think-of-it-as-a-person
We wanted to share Mind’s online mental health tools. It explains the benefits and challenges to your mental health of being online and gives ideas for looking after yourself online and finding support. It also provides information on staying safe online and getting the balance right between your online and offline life. We hope you’ll find this useful.
From regular walks to workouts or team sports, there are all kinds of activities that can help anxiety and depression. This article courtesy of The Guardian explains how to get started and the variety of ways we can all exercise to improve our mental wellbeing.
Megan Nolan was searching for a way to switch off the stresses of modern life. Then she discovered white noise. Here, she charts how the flat frequencies helped her cope. Courtesy of The Guardian… https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/nov/17/sounding-it-out-listening-to-white-noise-put-my-life-back-on-track-megan-nolan
Why do some people struggle more than others to keep off the pounds? Social psychologist Emily Balcetis shows research that addresses one of the many factors: Vision. In an informative talk, she shows how when it comes to fitness, some people quite literally see the world differently from others — and offers a surprisingly simple solution to overcome these differences.
A really engaging TED Talk from Leon Taylor about his hyperactive condition and ideas for how we can cope with and manage ADHD. Well worth watching!
The symptoms of autism in adults can differ from those in children, and many adults have learned to live with their symptoms over the years. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders. In most cases, people receive an autism diagnosis in childhood, usually after the age of 4 years. However, some adults live with undiagnosed ASD. Even people with …
Author Tom Cutler shares his story about his life with depression and his epiphany when he was diagnosed with Aspergers https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/nov/08/depression-asperger-s-diagnosis-tom-cutler-keep-clear
Amy Morin takes us on a personal journey of life changes and the grief that some events have brought her. She talks about an attitude that we can adopt to help us better cope with the twists and turns we will experience ourselves in life.
We spotted this article in The Guardian… it focuses on Australian director Genevieve Bailey’s new film, Happy Sad Man, exploring how five men navigate intense emotional hardship. Another really insightful and interesting read… worth a few minutes of your time!
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