Category: Mental Health

Children and Mental Health

Mental health conditions do not only affect adults, but they also affect thousands of children. Everyone has mental health and it is important that it is well looked after, just like it is important to look after your physical health. Good mental health and well-being in children allow them to develop resilience to help them…

By SeeTheUniverse_ November 26, 2018 0

Men and Mental Health

There is still a large amount of stigma surrounding mental health today… but for some reason when it comes to male mental health the stigma increases. Despite the fact that women are more likely to be diagnosed with common mental health conditions such as Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Panic Disorders, there are still…

By SeeTheUniverse_ November 22, 2018 0

Self-Harm and Suicide

This is a very sensitive, yet important topic. I have to issue a trigger warning for self-harm and suicide. If you are struggling with self-harm, suicidal thoughts or attempts, please speak to a GP or mental health professional immediately. If you feel you are in immediate danger, call 999. Useful Resources: The Samaritans provide 24hr…

By SeeTheUniverse_ November 19, 2018 0

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Borderline Personality Disorder is a disorder that affects mood as well as how a person interacts with others. BPD is the most commonly recognised personality disorder. The symptoms of BPD are split into four main areas, these are: Emotional Instability Disturbed Patterns of Thinking or Perception Impulsive Behaviours Intense but Unstable Relationships with Others. Emotional…

By SeeTheUniverse_ November 12, 2018 0

Homelessness Day

‘Not everyone who becomes homeless is entitled to be housed.’ I am just going to let that above quote sit with you for a moment… Do people really think that some homeless people deserve to be housed over others? I understand that the government’s priority would be to house homeless families, children and pregnant women…

By SeeTheUniverse_ October 10, 2018 0

Self-Care is Not Selfish!

Self-care is super important and people tend to forget that their mental health and wellbeing also need attention from time to time! There is nothing selfish about taking time out for some self-care. Everyone’s self-care routine will be different as we all have different hobbies and find joy in different things! The idea of self-care…

By SeeTheUniverse_ October 2, 2018 2