For years, medical experts have observed and confirmed that residents of Mediterranean countries have much lower cases of obesity, cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases than people in the United States and other European countries. After much observation and research, scientists have traced this phenomenon to their diet difference.
A person with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) displays patterns of deviant behaviour that can create carnage for those around them. NPD is NOT widely known or understood, and is often not diagnosed medically or psychologically, so the narcissistic behaviour often goes undetected - and the victim’s plight remains unrecognised! Narcissistic Victim Syndrome is abuse/bullying that has been caused by someone with … Continue reading Bullying or Narcissistic Personality Disorder – and what’s the difference?
WARNING! BUCKLE UP PEOPLE - THERE'S COLOURFUL LANGUAGE AHEAD! I became very well aware back in my 30's that I apparently cared just a bit too much! Cared too much about what people felt, what they thought - about me and everything else, what bothered them, what other people thought, said and did to them/about them. … Continue reading To Give a F*^k, or NOT to Give a F*^k – that is the question!
Society has become increasingly keen to put a label on just above everything these days, and not least of all in the area of Mental Health! As October is Mental Health Awareness Month, I wanted to share my thoughts and experiences to bring a little more clarity, REALITY and a fresh perspective to the subject of Anxiety, … Continue reading Getting Real About Depression! Lifestyle -v- Clinical Depression…there is a difference!
Recently I "fell over" an article written by Psychologist, Clay Routledge, Ph.D. which raises the question....might we finally see Doctors, Psychiatrists and the like, pulling out their prescription pad and instead prescribing medication, in fact prescribing physical activity? The Existential Benefits of Exercise - by Clay Routledge, Ph.D. We all know that exercise is good … Continue reading Finding Meaning in Movement
Remember exploring your senses back in school? Grown ups can take a tip from their school lessons by revisiting the senses and learning how they can help us prevent stress overload. Try some of these exercises to identify the sensory experiences that work quickly and effectively to reduce stress for you. As you experiment, be as … Continue reading 6 Quick Stress Busters – No Chanting Required