When to intervene if you’re worried about a loved one’s mental health
September 25, 2023
Have you noticed a change in a friend or family member’s behaviour or mindset? Maybe they’re isolating themselves, worrying more than usual or acting erratically. Here are some tips on how you can support them.
Intrusive thoughts vs impulsive thoughts and how to manage them
August 28, 2023
Intrusive thoughts are thoughts, images, urges or doubts that happen spontaneously and randomly. They’re often repetitive, so you may experience the same kind of thought over and over. Learn more in this blog.
Self-diagnosis and seeking health information online
July 17, 2023
In this blog, we explore the benefits and challenges of being able to access health information online, how it links to health anxiety and what you can do if you're struggling with anxious thoughts about your health
Challenging yourself to get outside your comfort zone
July 10, 2023
Living inside our comfort zone generally means sticking to what we know and not taking risks. The more we challenge ourselves, the more we get out of life as "growth begins at the end of your comfort zone".
High-functioning anxiety isn’t a formal diagnosis, rather it’s a way that anxiety can manifest itself. However, that doesn’t mean that it’s not a serious issue with real consequences on your mental health.
Recognising and managing mental health issues, early on
April 17, 2023
If a mental health issue is left unmanaged, it's likely the problem will get worse. Recognising a mental health condition early on means you can put steps in place before it impacts your quality of life.
It's important to get treatment from a healthcare professional. If scheduling an appointment or waiting to see a doctor may trigger anxious feelings about your health, here are some tips to help take the first step.