Positive Thinking

Break the cycle!!

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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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Depression · Positive Thinking · Uncategorized

“up and down”

To say these past few weeks have been “up and down” would be a massive understatement. I have started my CBT sessions which have been both daunting and encouraging. I struggled to sleep the night before my first session due to worrying about how the session would go, overthinking about what I would need to… Continue reading “up and down”

Depression · Family and Friends · Happy · Positive Thinking · Relaxing

Friday feeling!!

This week has been super busy! I know you shouldn't blow your own trumpet however I'm going to blow mine haha! I am mega proud of myself! I started back work yesterday and settled in straight away, it was like I'd never been off. Well the first hour or so was a little overwhelming but… Continue reading Friday feeling!!

Depression · Happy · Positive Thinking · Relaxing

Lifted mood 😊

Life is about finding the best in each day and that's exactly what I've been doing this week. Exercise has been one of my main focuses. I absolutely love swimming so this week I set my self a goal of going at least twice. I pushed my unhealthy body to do at least 1/2 mile… Continue reading Lifted mood 😊

Happy

Winter walk

First day of a whole new chapter, started off with a lovely walk with family in my local park. Taking in the scenery and appreciating the quietness, a perfect chance to clear my mind. Fresh air, exercise and giggles, I loved every minute. I even left my phone at home so I could be completely… Continue reading Winter walk

Depression · Positive Thinking

Only way is up

My life has spiralled out of control lately, I've made mistakes, I've gone completely out of my mind, I've been fighting a battle in my own head, I've struggled to let my past go, I've acted out of character-my mental health has nose dived me into a scary lonely place but once I hit rock… Continue reading Only way is up

Art Therapy · Depression · Family and Friends · Happy · Love · Relaxing

Look after yourself this Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, I wanted to share some helpful advice I have been given. For a lot of people this time of year is a happy, exciting time, celebrating with friends and family, having a chance to unwind, chill out and relax, a time to eat, drink and be merry and celebrate the year… Continue reading Look after yourself this Christmas