Life & Stuff · Mental Health

How To Support Someone With Depression or Anxiety

Apparently, not enough people know how to support someone with depression or anxiety. As these are the most common mental illnesses that all of us are likely to experience to some degree, I wanted to give my advice. (By the way, I have personally suffered from both, helped friends and family through both, and have… Continue reading How To Support Someone With Depression or Anxiety

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Podcast & Videos

Podcast Episode: Let’s Be Mentally Strong

This Mental Health Awareness month (and week specifically), I wanted to share how we all need to get into the habit of caring about our mental health as a normal, routine part of our lives. How we can all be stronger and healthier and fitter mentally, if we only paid more attention to it... Click… Continue reading Podcast Episode: Let’s Be Mentally Strong

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Think About It

Difference in Language: Mental Health

It's important to note and appreciate the difference in language when speaking about mental health and mental illness. Language is important in all situations, but even more so in this circumstance, as it is in relation to people who are vulnerable. Language can mean the difference between feeling understood and supported, or feeling judged and… Continue reading Difference in Language: Mental Health

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

What to Say to Someone Struggling with Their Mental Health

When I say "struggling with┬ámental health," I don't just mean "mental illness", as someone can suffer from poor mental health without having a diagnosed (or diagnosable) illness. Mental Health and Mental Illness are two different things, though linked; much in the same way as Physical Health and Physical Illnesses or Disabilities. Firstly, there is no… Continue reading What to Say to Someone Struggling with Their Mental Health