All about the mind Depression

7 things to say to someone with depression

July 25, 2016
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Last week, I spoke about what not to say to someone who is depressed. This week, as promised, we need to talk about things we can say or do to someone with depression. Like I said, depression is hard. For the person suffering and also for their loved ones who may feel helpless and not know what to do. You are not meant to be a substitute therapist for someone with depression. 7 things to say or do to someone…

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A Day in the life

If we were having coffee 23 July 2016 #WeekendCoffeeShare

July 23, 2016
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If we were having coffee, I’d probably welcome you with a yawn and offer you the biggest cuppa I’ve got. However, that could just be me projecting my tiredness on to you. So if you’d rather have a tea or hot chocolate, please let me know. We’d sit down on the couch this Saturday morning and sip on our drinks while we talk. If we were having coffee, I’d tell you that I am exhausted. I’ve been busy now that…

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All about the mind

My worst habit

July 19, 2016
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Like every one else on this planet, I am imperfect. I have several bad habits. I pick my skin around my nails when I’m stressed. I bite my lip when I’m nervous. I eat junk food to comfort myself sometimes. I swear when I’m angry. A lot. But there’s one habit of mine I truly detest. It’s unfortunately something I’m experiencing even at the moment. It’s catastrophising to the point of becoming indecisive. Now, I’m not normally an indecisive person. I…

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All about the mind Depression Mental health

5 things not to say to someone with depression

July 18, 2016
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On average, 1 in 6 people will experience depression in their lifetime. 1 in 5 women and 1 in 8 men will suffer from this debilitating mental health disorder. Worldwide, depression is the leading cause of disability. In Australia alone, during one year, it is estimated that about 1 million Australian adults will suffer from depression and about 2 million from anxiety. Yet, in spite of these statistics, there continues to be a stigma around it. What is depression Remember,…

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A Day in the life

If we were having coffee 16 July 2016 #WeekendCoffeeShare

July 16, 2016
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Welcome! Come on over and take a seat. Get comfortable and I can get you a cuppa of you preferred beverage. It’s Saturday morning again and time for our weekly coffee share. If we were having coffee, I’d tell you I do love these coffee shares. I’m glad I found it and started linking up. The only thing that could make it better is if I could actually do this with so many of you in person! I’m thinking v-log…

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