Mental Health Recovery
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Mental Health Recovery – Don’t Settle for Less

http://fantastic-ideas.com/Wpwcwjqs.php After spamming the life out of everyone before Christmas with my constant ramblings, this is my first post of 2018. Quite a few people have messaged and emailed me asking when I’d be posting again, which was really nice. Jokes – nobody noticed. It has taken a really important message regarding mental health recovery to …

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Overcoming Anxiety
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Overcoming Anxiety – It CAN be Done

here The last year has been difficult, particularly the past six months. Anybody who has been following my blog will know all about the mental health issues I suffer with. My anxiety and depression have led to me being off work sick for the past four months. This period has been a real eye opener in …

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My Mental Health
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My Mental Health – Strength in Adversity

My Mental Health I’ve been off sick from work with anxiety and increasing levels of depression since the end of September. During this time my mental health has been the worst it’s ever been. This has affected every aspect of my life and I’ve had to answer some really difficult questions about myself and my …

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Mental Health and Decision Making

Mental Health and Decision Making – The Facts It’s estimated that adults make around 35,000 remotely conscious decisions per day. The majority of these will go unnoticed but our minds are always working. For the majority of people this is just an interesting fact, something that might be of use in a pub quiz one …

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awareness
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Awareness, Anxiety and Escaping the Vicious Circle

The symptoms of anxiety can creep up at anytime, making it a particularly cruel illness. With time, patience and awareness however, it is possible to limit the impact of these unpredictable episodes. It’s not uncommon for sufferers to feel healthy and positive in the lead up to an anxiety episode . The feelings of gaining …

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Drugs in Breastmilk
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Drugs in Breastmilk – Breastfeeding and Mental Health

Drugs in Breastmilk Part of the stigma surrounding mental health illnesses revolves around the medication that is prescribed to treat such conditions. To many people anti-depressants carry negative connotations. It’s often assumed that anybody taking ant-depressants will be a zombie like figure incapable of functioning in the real world. These sort of stereotypes are not …

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Anxiety
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Anxiety – Balancing Self-Care With Family Care

The Putting Yourself First & Putting Your Loved Ones First Paradox This is probably the hardest thing for me to get to grips with when dealing with my anxiety. It’s something that I’m trying really hard to do but ultimately I end up feeling selfish and unsupportive. Many of my counselling sessions have centred around …

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the path to well-being
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Obstructions on the Path to Well-Being

Increased Awareness of my Condition I’ve been feeling a bit better this week. The depressive feelings that were so unsettling last week have subsided somewhat. It’s remarkable what a bit of time can do. Last night I went to my counselling session at Footsteps. We spoke about how I was feeling and I mentioned how …

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