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Mental Health Posts

Mental Health – The Danger of Should

http://newenglandsoundlight.com/sound-rentals/ Take Back Your Decision Making Should. It’s a commonly used, innocuous looking six letter word. However, it’s a very dangerous word for anxiety and depression sufferers. Type the word ‘Should’ in to google. The first definition you will see is this: “Used to indicate obligation, duty, or correctness, typically when criticising someone’s actions” The words …

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The Truth of my Depression

In an earlier article I talked about the realisation that I’m suffering from depression rather than anxiety alone. The article explained how this is a difficult thing to come terms with and can be scary at times. Since that article things haven’t really got much better in terms of my health. I’ve been off work …

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The Well-Being Notebook – My First Product Launch

Introducing The Well-Being Notebook! As regular readers of my blog will know, workplace well-being is something I’m passionate about. It’s something that I struggle to achieve myself and I know that I’m not alone in this. Over the past couple of months I’ve been working hard on creating a product that will aid mental well-being …

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NEVER Apologise for being Mentally Unwell

Setbacks When Mentally Unwell I’ve just received a text message regarding me being off sick from work. Since I’ve been off (around three weeks now) there have been so many lovely supportive messages, it really has been touching. This wasn’t one of them. This particular message has left me shaking with both anger and one …

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Common Social Anxiety Symptoms & Their Impact

8 Common Anxiety Symptoms 1.) Social Withdrawal Social anxiety sufferers often find socialising difficult. Large groups of people, unfamiliar faces and a perceived requirement to be happy can intensify anxiety symptoms. With this in mind, many anxiety sufferers will avoid social occasions to spare themselves the discomfort. Sufferers will often be perceived as anti-social or rude …

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Venlafaxine Minis – Reflecting on a Hard Week

Anxiety and Depression – The Ugly Truth The past week has been difficult to say the least. I’ve been off work suffering with my anxiety and depression. It’s hit me pretty hard this time. I like to think I’ve developed a good level of resilience of late but I haven’t managed to shake it off …

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Breastfeeding Support & Mental health

Between my wife and I we have two things that we are really passionate about. For very personal reasons those two things are mental health awareness and breastfeeding support. We have supported each other through difficult times in these areas and there are lots of overlapping themes in the care for the two. From experience …

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