Did you know that joy is considered the most contagious of all emotions? Seeing someone genuinely happy can light up our day and make us feel more positive.
Everyone gets stressed. And when it comes to our well-being, stress is probably one of the most common factors in letting self-care habits slip. Stress can also sneak up on you; before you know it, you’re nibbling at your cuticles.
We all have negative emotions – it’s part of being human. But what do you do when those negative emotions start to take over? When they start affecting your work, relationships, and day-to-day life? That’s where self-care comes in.
Self-compassion is a powerful mental tool that can help us weather life’s storms and emerge stronger. But what exactly is self-compassion, and how can we cultivate it?
Trigger warning: suicide, mental health, depression. There’s also quite a few swears. The last time I tried to die, nothing happened to push me over the ledge. Nothing, in particular, was wrong. Nothing more than usual. I was depressed, and I was suffocating, sad, and my mind was full of nothing. But nothing had happened. Continue reading “Telling my story for World Mental Health Day”
That thing that we’re all striving for and constantly in pursuit of, can be summed up in the Oxford English Dictionary in just six words.