About Craig Marchant

Happily married, father of five who has Mental Illness. Likes to spread the good word about how people can improve their mental health holistically. Medications alone won't do the job; it needs to be an all-around effort.

The Cool-Headed Entrepreneur: Meeting Business Goals Without the Stress

Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko   The Cool-Headed Entrepreneur: Meeting Business Goals Without the Stress Entrepreneurship is a thrilling yet challenging endeavor. The pressure to succeed can often result in stress and anxiety. However, with the right approach, entrepreneurs can grow their businesses while minimizing these negative effects. From learning about [...]

By |2023-10-11T12:18:17+11:00October 11, 2023|Categories: Entrepreneur|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Cool-Headed Entrepreneur: Meeting Business Goals Without the Stress

Practical Tips for Parents of Autistic Children

Image via Pexels Everyone experiences sensory overload and reacts with surprising behaviors occasionally. An autistic child with sensory processing disorder or SPD may respond to their internal sensory integrations with overreaction, underreaction, or distorted perceptions daily. Perhaps the most important thing you'll do for your child is to give them [...]

By |2024-02-17T16:34:54+11:00June 27, 2023|Categories: ASD|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Practical Tips for Parents of Autistic Children

Whirlwind Rising: Navigating Psychosis and Rediscovering Limits

Introduction As the title says, recently, I had a bout of psychosis brought on by coming off one of my medications (Olanzapine or Zyprexa), affectionately named Weight-Gain 4000. Anyone who watches South Park will catch the reference there. I shouldn't use the term affectionately since weight gain is one of [...]

By |2023-04-18T23:58:53+10:00April 19, 2023|Categories: mental illness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Whirlwind Rising: Navigating Psychosis and Rediscovering Limits

ADHD vs. Autism: Understanding the Key Differences Between These Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Introduction ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are neurodevelopmental disorders that can impact various aspects of an individual's life. However, despite some overlap in their symptoms, these conditions have distinct characteristics that set them apart. This blog post will delve into the key differences between ADHD [...]

By |2023-04-12T22:52:22+10:00April 17, 2023|Categories: ADHD, ASD|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ADHD vs. Autism: Understanding the Key Differences Between These Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Is Autism a Mental Illness? Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

Introduction The common misconception is that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a mental illness. In reality, autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder distinct from mental illnesses like depression or anxiety. In this blog post, we will explore the world of autism, its symptoms, and its impact on an individual's life. We [...]

Is ADHD a Mental Illness? Unraveling the Truth About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Introduction One of the most common misconceptions about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is that it's a mental illness. However, it's crucial to understand that ADHD is, in fact, a neurodevelopmental disorder. This blog post will unravel the truth about ADHD, its symptoms, and its impact on an individual's life. [...]

By |2023-04-12T22:16:04+10:00April 13, 2023|Categories: ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is ADHD a Mental Illness? Unraveling the Truth About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Navigating Friendship When Your Friend’s Mental Health Affects You

Introduction We all value our friendships, which provide us with emotional support, laughter, and shared experiences. However, sometimes we find ourselves in situations where a friend's mental health struggles affect our well-being. This delicate balance of offering support while also protecting ourselves can be challenging. In this blog post, we'll [...]

By |2023-04-08T13:13:07+10:00April 10, 2023|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Navigating Friendship When Your Friend’s Mental Health Affects You

A Comprehensive Guide to Managing Borderline Personality Disorder

Introduction Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a complex mental health condition characterized by unstable relationships, intense emotions, impulsivity, and a distorted self-image. Living with BPD can be incredibly challenging, but with the right strategies and support, leading a fulfilling and stable life is possible. This comprehensive guide will discuss various [...]

Emotional Stress: Symptoms, Signs, and Self-Help Strategies

Introduction Emotional stress is an inevitable part of life. Still, it's essential to recognise the symptoms and signs early on to prevent it from taking a significant toll on our mental and physical health. When left unchecked, emotional stress can lead to various complications, such as depression, anxiety, and even [...]

By |2023-04-17T12:16:14+10:00March 27, 2023|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Emotional Stress: Symptoms, Signs, and Self-Help Strategies

The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health: Navigating the Digital World

Introduction In today's world, social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. With the proliferation of smartphones and other digital devices, people spend more and more time on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.  Even though these platforms give us a lot of [...]

By |2024-02-24T20:46:43+11:00March 20, 2023|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health: Navigating the Digital World

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