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affects of bullying on adulthood

affects of bullying on adulthood

How being bullied affects your adulthood: one researcher who has interviewed hundreds of adults who were bullied as teens posits an interesting theory. Typically, in American schools, bullying is...

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i'm a man with bulimia

i'm a man with bulimia

Like Freddie Flintoff, I am a man who has suffered with bulimia. On an early October morning in 2018, I went for a run. I had one goal: to keep my weight down. For the best part of the year, I...

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lockdown anxiety

lockdown anxiety

For people with social anxiety, lockdown is ‘a double-edged sword’. We know that the pandemic has had a far-reaching and irrevokable impact on our minds – so much so that it may have changed the...

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gaslighting - warning signs

gaslighting - warning signs

Gaslighting is a manipulation tactic used to gain power. And it works too well. Gaslighting is a tactic in which a person or entity, in order to gain more power, makes a victim question their...

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fitness and mental health

fitness and mental health

One step at a time: how to improve mental health through fitness. From regular walks to workouts or team sports, there are all kinds of activities that can help anxiety and depression. Here’s how...

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who are you?

who are you?

How we choose to see ourselves is always a choice. Where we choose to see ourselves from is an important choice we make. I know that I’m not the psychologically constructed identity I’ve built over...

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helping those that self-harm

helping those that self-harm

Worried about a friend or loved one? We share 10 ways you can help and support someone who self-harms. Self-harm can affect individuals at any age. No matter what their situation, both those with...

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avoidance of uncertainty

avoidance of uncertainty

Avoidance of uncertainty: generalised anxiety explained: Learn why your anxiety may be about fear of the unknown and what to do about it. One of the first things I explain to my anxious patients...

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how meditation helps your brain

how meditation helps your brain

How meditation helps your brain when you’re stressed: according to experts. Whenever I'm feeling overly anxious and stressed, meditating always makes me feel better. This is because after a...

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being kind to yourself

being kind to yourself

Don’t run yourself ragged being kind to others if you aren’t being kind to yourself. Kindness is great! Good deeds are, well, good! But heed this warning: before you race out to bake cookies for...

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gaining confidence from anxiety

gaining confidence from anxiety

Anxiety attacks can often crush your self-confidence – and that can make you feel like you’re trapped in a vicious circle. But don’t despair, you can break free from the damaging cycle, and return...

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freeing your EGO

freeing your EGO

Eckhart Tolle, author of A New Earth, explains how to break through the shell that separates you from your true self. Vanity and pride are what most of us tend to think of when we think of ego...

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