Positive Thinking

Break the cycle!!

CBT skills

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It can be easy to get pulled into a vicious cycle when your feeling depressed. You feel low, can’t be bothered, poor motivation! You need to go out today to get food shopping but decide to go back to bed instead and don’t do anything that day, then you start to worry about laying around doing nothing. Resulting in you feeling worse, your worried and that makes you feel lower and the cycle starts over again. This cycle can be changed and it’s easier then you may think. By changing your behaviour, your actions it can break the cycle for example: you feel low, poor motivation, you decide to get some fresh air, go for walk to the local shops, you feel better, you feel productive. This also works for doing something you enjoy. It’s common to avoid doing things we like when we feel low in mood. By doing…

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“up and down”

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New Year! New Start!

Well 2018 I can't say you've been a pleasant year. It started off so well then bit by bit my life has slowly fell apart. My mental health has dragged me on a rollercoaster of highs and lows. Over the summer I managed to start to feel like myself again, I felt happy at last.… Continue reading New Year! New Start!