Year-end Stock Check

I’ve always found the end of the year to be a time of serious reflection on how I have spent the year. There’s something about this that comes from needing to know if we have made progress, or, at the very least, that we’ve managed to make it to the other end after...

Securing A Good Life

The 25th World Mental Health Day was celebrated on the 10th of October – a day founded by the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH). This year’s focus: mental health in the workplace. Many adults are spending most of their waking hours at the workplace and have...

Mental Health Awareness Month

We’re past the halfway mark of Mental Health Awareness month and I’m wondering how many are reflecting on this year’s theme, Surviving or Thriving. How often do we respond with “I can’t complain” when someone asks about how we’re doing? After all, we may feel grateful...

Anxiety

As with depression, anxiety can also be affected by your physiology. It can also be triggered and made worse by situations you face in life. Clinically, there are different types of anxiety disorders, but any kind generally comes with a few of the following: • Feeling...

Depression

Your physiological state as well as the challenges you face in life can contribute to depression. You may be depressed if you experience the following • Feeling extreme or prolonged sadness, or not feeling much at all • Feeling on-edge, agitated and irritable •...