Why Forgiveness Isn’t Always Necessary for Healing

The effects of trauma on mental health-related issues are widespread and far-reaching. Many people who experience overwhelming life events can respond with numbness, disconnection, and shock in the acute aftermath of a trauma. In this state, processing trauma is ineffective, the brain is in survival mode, doing what it can to protect and preserve itself […]

Understanding and Managing Anxiety: Tips for Coping in Daily Life

Anxiety is a common mental health condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. It can manifest in various ways, such as excessive worry, restlessness, irritability, and physical symptoms like rapid heartbeat and shortness of breath. While anxiety can be challenging to live with, there are effective strategies for managing and coping with it in daily […]

Unlocking the Power of Positive Thinking

According to the Better Health Channel, most thoughts are automatic and involuntary; they originate from our subconscious mind, which is responsible for our emotions, desires, and intentions. This part of us is hard to control, which is why it’s often referred to as the “unconscious mind.”   Our physical wellbeing and health can be directly […]

The Benefits of Journaling for Mental Health

Despite being a crucial component of overall well-being, mental health is frequently overlooked in our hectic lives. There are straightforward and easily accessible activities that can supplement therapy and medication in the management of mental health and enhance our daily life. Keeping a journal is one such pastime.   Writing down your ideas, emotions, experiences, […]

Counselling 101: Understanding the Process and Preparing for Your Sessions

One way to help people with their mental, emotional, and behavioural health is through counselling. It is a procedure where people can talk about their ideas, emotions, and worries with a qualified expert in a private and secure setting. This article is a comprehensive guide on counselling 101, providing an overview of what counselling is, […]

The Importance Of Setting Healthy Boundaries

Self-care includes setting boundaries. It is helpful to develop clear guidelines, rules, and limitations that respect our needs and desires and make us feel respected and safe. Additionally, it aids in reducing stress, anxiety, and burnout.   Health Direct says managing relationships while juggling work, family, and friends can be challenging. Setting boundaries and learning […]

The Effects Of Perfectionism On Mental And Physical Health

Perfectionism is defined as striving for excellence or flawlessness. It involves comparing oneself to others, expecting too much, being overly critical of oneself, and having high standards. According to the Centre for Clinical Interventions, perfectionism is a psychological disorder characterised by excessive concern over making mistakes and being criticised. People who suffer from perfectionism tend […]

The Effects of Social Media on Mental Health

Social media has become a part of our everyday lives. Over half of us check social media at least once every hour. And according to the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, nearly 40% of Australian adolescents spend more time on social media than sleeping. “Use of social media is associated with changing […]