Link – Fighting Depression With Hobbies Like Photography

Link – Fighting Depression With Hobbies Like Photography

Many of you already know that I love photography, so clearly when I saw a link to this article, I was immediately intrigued. There’s much to agree with here. First I will be honest. There are periods of time when depression makes me feel like hobbies and interests are meaningless to engage in and anxiety…

Reviews Elsewhere – Retrain your Brain by Seth Gillihan

Reviews Elsewhere – Retrain your Brain by Seth Gillihan

Spotted another book review from the Pysch Central website that might be of interest to readers. Quoting the reviewer, Tina Arnoldi: People who are in a dark depression or overwhelmed by anxiety are not inclined to pick up a book to go through a self-guided program. However, people who recognize that something is wrong and…

Link – To the Christian Who Told Me to Pray About My Depression Instead of Talking About It

Link – To the Christian Who Told Me to Pray About My Depression Instead of Talking About It

“As a mental health advocate and writer who is extremely transparent with my own mental illness battles, I have received a lot of personal messages containing very strong opinions about mental health. I am usually quick to dismiss the feedback, as I realize some people just arent educated in mental health and I understand that…

Link – 7 Mental Health Resolutions, Straight From a Psychologist

“A lot of you also struggle with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and even just high amounts of stress. Let’s make this year about having our healthiest bodies and brains and finally taking control of our mental health. We got a list of seven incredible resolutions from psychologist Stephanie Parmely, Ph.D, from Mercy Medical Group, a…

Link – What happens when mental health education isn’t taught to kids

“Education can’t get rid of mental illness but it can give you the tools you need to do what you can to stack the odds in your favour that you won’t get it,” said Kutcher, a former member of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s youth advisory committee. Without this education, misinformation and isolation run…