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 [...]

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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

Mental Illness In Parents – How You Can Help Your Children Better Understand Your Illness

Mental Illness In Parents - How You Can Help Your Children Better Understand Your Illness     Indeed, a parent can often be aware of what their child is going through, even when they are far away from home. Younger children may suddenly change their behaviour, such as withdrawing into [...]

By |2022-06-01T19:11:05+10:00June 1, 2022|Categories: mental illness|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Mental Illness In Parents – How You Can Help Your Children Better Understand Your Illness

Five Healthy Habits To Improve Your Mental Health

Five Healthy Habits To Improve Your Mental Health   Let's face it; we all struggle with our mental health from time to time. Despite how common these experiences may be, many still neglect their mental well-being. We fall prey to harmful patterns of behaviour. Mental health is as important as [...]

By |2022-05-18T00:18:36+10:00May 18, 2022|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Five Healthy Habits To Improve Your Mental Health

Top five strategies to overcome depression

Top five strategies to overcome depression Did you know that almost 17.3% of people suffer from depression every year? While there are still no definitive answers to why, many researchers indicate that depression is caused by genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. This problematic condition does not discriminate. It can begin anytime, [...]

By |2022-05-04T16:58:13+10:00May 4, 2022|Categories: depression|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Top five strategies to overcome depression

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