Category: Mental Health

Ingredients for a Good Conversation

Time to Talk Day had a theme this year! The theme was ‘Ingredients’… talking about what ingredients are needed in order to have a good conversation about mental health. This theme got me thinking about my ideal setting for a good conversation, where have I had some of my best chats? What was involved? What would…

By SeeTheUniverse_ February 8, 2019 0

Mental Health 200 Years Ago

The way in which mental health treated has changed dramatically over the years. Although there is still a degree of stigma around mental health in today’s society, there are also many effective treatments available and a higher level of understanding in comparison to that of 200 years ago.  A lot of people do not realise…

By SeeTheUniverse_ February 7, 2019 0

Mental Health and the Media

Mental health has been in the media for many years, but is it portrayed fairly and accurately? I recently heard people talking about how mental health is portrayed in the media, not just in the news, but on social media and television programs and movies. The two people discussing the topic were arguing about whether…

By SeeTheUniverse_ January 29, 2019 0

The Dull Month of January

I was going to write a post focusing on January Blues, but I have not had the motivation to complete it! It was a very formal piece and I thought it would be better, for myself and for my readers, if the post was more informal and light-hearted. I suppose you could say that my…

By SeeTheUniverse_ January 13, 2019 0

Grief and Mental Health

Grief affects people in various different ways, there is no set way to grieve. Sadly, we will all experience this feeling at some point in our lives, likely more than once. I have experienced loss, I have attended five funerals in my life, up to today, and each grieving process was different. So do not…

By SeeTheUniverse_ January 11, 2019 0

The Tracing Co – A Review

Some of you may have seen my original review on this product, but it was lost when I re-designed SeeTheUniverse! Since I still use the product regularly and I am super excited about their upcoming products, I thought I would rewrite my review for my new readers to see. The Tracing Co is a small business…

By SeeTheUniverse_ January 4, 2019 0

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