September 14, 2017

Top 12 Self-Help Strategies for Depression

There are a variety of self-help strategies for depression you can explore to support you in dealing with depression. Depression You may be suffering depression if you have felt sad, empty or hopeless or lost interest or pleasure in usual activities for a period of two weeks or more along with a number of other symptoms such as: • Significant changes in weight, either weight gain or weight loss or changes in appetite • Sleep problems • Feeling tired all the time • Feeling worthless or guilty • Difficulty concentrating or making decisions • Suicidal thoughts, ‘life’s not worth living’   Self-help strategies for depression:   1. Try one of the freely available computer interventions for help with depression giving you the flexibility of working through […]
September 12, 2017

Top 5 Signs and Symptoms of Depression

Described as the black dog, dark cloud, black hole or endless pit – depression is often depicted as an all-consuming emotional state that is unyielding to the sufferer.  A term bandied around by many, depression often accompanies judgement, stigma and shame rather than understanding, compassion and support.     Depression is likely to touch most of us directly or indirectly but it is often hidden under a shroud of mystery leaving people unclear on what depression is. Identifying signs of clinical depression versus normal sadness or low mood is crucial to help steer individuals towards the right support.  This article will outline the top 5 signs and symptoms of depression. Mood – Feeling very low, down, flat and depressed most of the time – more days […]
June 29, 2017
Top 10 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

Top 10 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

Regular exercise such as walking, cycling, yoga and weights training is important to keep our body functioning at an optimal level. Living an active life helps to keep fresh blood circulating around our body and regulate the chemicals in our brain.

June 29, 2017
How to Become More Active and Feel Great

How to Become More Active and Feel Great

You see the constant reminders in the news and in magazines - Exercise, eat better and you’ll be healthier. Easier said than done, right?

January 10, 2017

What Does A Child Psychologist Do?

A child psychologist is a psychologist who has trained specifically to provide assessments and treatments for children experiencing behavioural, social, emotional (click here to know signs of depression for children), or educational problems. They have specific knowledge about child development and childhood disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). But what does a child psychologist do you might ask? This blog will give you a quick rundown on how a child psychologist works with little poppets and their families.

December 22, 2016

Top 7 Signs of Depression in Children

“I’m fine”  your child grumps at you – but you know they’re not.

So how do you know if what they are experiencing is serious or not when they don’t talk to you?! This blog will take the guessing work out of it and provide you with the top 7 signs to look out for that might suggest your child could be depressed.

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