Archive | February, 2017

Burnout

Tim Ferriss; Preventing Burnout

This is a great post from human guinea pig Tim Ferriss and one of his former protégés, Charlie Hoehn, on avoiding burnout from work. I’m sure you’ll be able to relate to some of it. Remember, you come before work, always; the rat race simply ain’t worth it. Preventing Burnout: A Cautionary Tale

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Talking about mental health

Time to Talk

I was recently featured on the blog of the charity Young Minds on why it’s important to talk about our depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. You can check it out here: Time to Talk. Do the right thing for you and your mental health, and talk to someone. You can start with me.

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Recovery from addiction

Guest Post; Depression or Untreated Addiction?

  The following is an article from a psychotherapist with over 20 years experience. The article focuses on his experience with drug addiction, the similarities between depression and addiction, and occasional misdiagnosis between the two. If you think that you may be struggling with some kind of addiction, please contact a healthcare professional immediately. It’s […]

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Children's Mental Health Week

Children’s Mental Health Week

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week (6th – 12th February), a crucial week in teaching children how to spot and deal with mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. If we can nip these things in the bud and have them talking about it early on, perhaps it can save them some of […]

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Opening up about bipolar disorder

Guest Post; Time to Open Up

This is a guest post from Fraser Lawson, who runs a blog called S W I N G; which is all about living with a mental illness. Here he has bravely opened up about living with bipolar disorder, after keeping it a secret for more than 30 years. Keep it up Fraser! Time to Open […]

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Time to Talk Day

Time to Talk Day

Three days ago was Time to Talk Day (the first Thursday of every February), a campaign launched by Time to Change which looks to get people talking about depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. I had a post go live with them titled “One conversation can save a life”, which you can see here. Check […]

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