Yearly Archives: 2015

The Source of Mental Illness – It’s Not In Your Head

A lot of people believe that mental illness is all in people’s heads. That it’s a straightforward chemical imbalance that a course of anti-depressants can fix straight away. Others believe that it’s just something that can be pushed through with a bit of effort. Some mental health issues do stem from psychological causes such as […]

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Feeling Down? Food Tips To Support Depression

Depression can make it hard to think about eating, or it can make it impossible to stop eating. But food can be incredibly supportive in relieving symptoms of depression if you know what to eat. Here are a few tips to make therapeutic food choices easy for you. Protein The building blocks of protein are […]

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Hat Day: Mental Health Series

October is nearly upon us = Mental health awareness month! October is Mental Health Awareness Month. I’m proud to be working with Hat Day this year. My aim is to help raise awareness to bring you great tips on how nutrition and lifestyle can support your mental health – no matter where you’re at. I’ve covered a variety […]

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Pain Myths – Busted! The Truth About Pain

There is a lot of pain myths out there. From whether it exists, to the mechanisms involved, to the management and care, they all stem from lack of awareness. So I thought I would set a few of the most basic mistakes straight. Let’s bust some pain myths!Myth: Pain is the same for everyone. Fact: […]

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