Browsing: Mental Health

It is highly likely you will experience a toxic relationship sometime¬†in your life. This could be an intimate relationship, friendship, family, or even just at your workplace. There is only one thing certain in a toxic relationship. You need to get out. Toxicity sucks the life out of you. It drains you, even long after the relationship ends. But, you need to realise that you are the only person who can end this. 01. Persistent¬†inconsistency. The relationship jumps back and forth between amazing and awful. As well as living in a state of unpredictability, which brings up anxiousness, nervousness and…

Most of us are fairly aware of how important our physical health is. We are taught from a young age, we should shower daily, brush our teeth morning and night, and rest when we are ill. But when our emotions are out of whack, what do we do? We continue on as normal. Pushing the feelings aware, somewhere far deep inside ourselves. Just because we can’t see our mental health directly, it affects us indirectly. Our productivity may decline, we push our loved ones away, we stop doing the activities that bring us joy and we all-round suffer. Unfortunately addressing…

Hearing about Kate Spade’s unfortunate passing was yet another reminder to the developed world that, yes, suicide does happen, even when we think they are the most colourful person. But if we look around, outside of our own binocular view we sometimes live in, every day we are probably passing someone who is living life with a black and white lens. I understand how people can perceive¬†suicide to be selfish, but personally, I do not like this term. Unless one has personally experienced the sheer hold mental illness can have on oneself, I think it is important to keep an…