Its Okay To Cry

Its okay to cry, the sky does it too. Tears have stress hormones which are released when we cry.Holding back tears gets stress stuck in the body. Stress impacts the pain we experience and over time, contributes to the development of chronic illnesses.Many chronic illnesses are literally unprocessed emotions. #psychologyfacts #psychologist #mentalhealthawareness #tearsaregood

Alternate Solutions To Same Problem

Alternate solutions to same problem. When you find yourself seemingly stuck in a negative mood, an uncomfortable place, or a difficult situation, ask yourself, Can I turn my head? In other words, is there another way to view this situation, a broader perspective to take, perhaps filled with more awe and gratitude? We cannot force this shift in perspective, but […]

Self Healing June

Self Healing June Self Healing June Aromatherapy is known for both its psychological and physical benefits. Depending on the essential oil, aromatherapy can help improve mood, promote relaxation and reduce stress. In addition, this practice can stimulate the immune system, ease muscle tension and boost circulation. It is used to treat a variety of conditions, here are some of the […]

Use STOP To Recognize Mental Health Stigma

Use STOP to recognize mental health stigma. Does the attitude or action: Stereotype people with mental health conditions (that is, assumes they are all alike rather thanindividuals)? Trivialize or belittles people with mental healthconditions and/or the condition itself? Offend people with mental health conditions by insulting them? Patronise people with mental health conditions bytreating them as if they were not […]

A Journey From Distress To Well-being

Eustress (Good stress) and Distress are terms that categorise different types of stress. At one end of the spectrum is distress, which involves negative feelings and is often a difficult experience. At the other end is eustress, which is challenging but rewarding and leads us to mental and physical well-being. How to promote Eustress (Good stress) People can promote eustress […]

8 Possible Signs You Need To See A Psychologist

8 possible signs you need to see a Psychologist: 1-Overwhelmed. You might feel like you have too many things to do or too many issues to cope with. You might feel like you can’t rest or even breathe. Stress and being overwhelmed can lead to serious physical health concerns. 2-Fatigue.  This physical symptom often results from or accompanies mental health […]

Mindless Doodling

Mindless Doodling Doodling is anything but mindless—it offers many benefits for your mind and body!1- Enhance Concentration and Comprehension.2- Relieve Stress.3- Improve mood.4- Spark creativity. Exercise:Start this exercise by using a pencil to draw one continuous line all over your paper, using loops, curves, and angles to fill up the page. Then, use a pen to outline interesting shapes within […]

Our Minds Distort Our Mirrors

Have you heard about body dysmorphic disorder? It causes you to see your reflection as hideous instead of what you really look like. It’s a true case of the mind distorting the reflection. Mirrors are just glass and you are more than that. Learning how to build healthy self-esteem can help you stop focusing on your physical appearance and become […]


Step Out Of Autopilot For A Mindful Break. Have you ever arrived at a destination without remembering how you got there? This happens when we operate on autopilot, lost in our thoughts and not fully present in the moment. Tara Brach, a meditation teacher, calls this a virtual reality, the opposite of mindfulness. To cultivate mindfulness, pause and focus on […]

Hugging Is Good For Mental Health

Hugging is good for mental health. Studies confirm that touch has many important health benefits. Physical touch, such as hugging, is known to activate the release of the hormone oxytocin and reduces cortisol levels leading to decreased anxiety, stress and depression. It also boosts the immune system and helps to maintain one’s mental health. Touch stimulates our brain and is […]