Category Archives: Mental Health

Managing Chronic Pain: My Top Tips

Let’s face it: in many ways, managing chronic pain sucks. And there’s a reason for that! Chronic pain is not just painful – it drains the body of nutrients and energy, and can have a massive impact on mental health. I’m an open book when it comes to my own pain – yes I experience […]

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Clear Your Space

Feeling messy in your mind? Holding onto things from the past that you don’t need? Feeling trapped and unable to move freely through life? There’s a fair chance that your surroundings are reflecting that; time to clear your space. Our environment reflects upon our mindset, and our mindset reflects upon our environment. So if you’re feeling […]

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Why I Stopped Using Facebook Support Groups

When you have a chronic condition, it’s all about the little things. Little things can take you from bouncing off the walls to needing a 3-hour nap. Little things can cost you a single spoon, or unexpectedly rob you of five instead. They can take you from surviving to really thriving. This is why I left […]

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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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