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Catastrophising: What it is and how to stop

Catastrophising is when you "view or present a situation as considerably worse than it actually is." I do this a lot! As someone with anxiety and who has been through depression many times, I've been told this term in my CBT sessions. That a common thing for us to do when low or anxious is to… Continue reading Catastrophising: What it is and how to stop

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How therapy changed my life

Self-awareness The first thing that therapy did was help me to begin understanding myself and my disorders. Having anxiety or depression and not knowing what it is or what it means is very difficult. However, once you're diagnosed and taught what it means, it makes things a little easier. You can know yourself, see the… Continue reading How therapy changed my life

Life & Stuff · Mental Health

List of Alternative Therapies for Mental Health

Traditional therapy may not be for everyone, I know, so here are some alternatives. Some of these are real, recognised forms of therapy to help treat mental illness or better mental health in general; others are therapeutic exercises or activities that many find beneficial to their mental health.   Holistic therapy This is just a… Continue reading List of Alternative Therapies for Mental Health