Posts in the ‘Addiction’ Category

11 WAYS WE CAN PRACTICE SELF-KINDNESS

DECEMBER 20, 2018 | LIVING WITH DEPRESSION | BY BLURT TEAM |   We often talk about ‘being kind to ourselves’; but when depression has us in its grasp, it can feel hard to like ourselves enough to carry out basic self-care, never mind to show ourselves kindness. It’s even harder to practice self-kindness when we can’t think where we could start or

DEPRESSION: WHY SELF-CARE MATTERS

JANUARY 13, 2016 | MANAGING DEPRESSION | BY BLURT TEAM |   When you’re depressed, it’s difficult to care about anything – least of all ourselves. However, self-care is one of the key tools in our armoury for combating depression, so it’s important we make it a priority. WHAT IS SELF-CARE? Self-care is the actions we undertake to look after ourselves, physically, emotionally and mentally. It

Dr Mercola: Fact! 20 mins of meditation is equal to a1.5hr nap. here’s why you should try it.

STORY AT-A-GLANCE Meditation benefits include improved attention, memory, processing speed, and creativity. It may also help counteract age-related loss of brain volume Meditation can give you an energizing boost similar to caffeine, but meditation accomplishes this without the adverse effects associated with caffeine Meditation provides your body with rest that is two to five times

11 SYMPTOMS OF ANXIETY THAT ARE MORE COMMON THAN WE MIGHT THINK

APRIL 5, 2018 | LIVING WITH DEPRESSION | BY BLURT TEAM |  PRINT THIS POST Anxiety is different from depression, but the two often go hand in hand. Depression can cause us to stop doing things, or even leaving the house for a while. When we then come to do these things again, it can cause us to feel incredibly anxious.

9 THINGS YOU CAN DO FOR SOMEONE YOU LOVE IF THEY’RE HAVING SUICIDAL THOUGHTS

JANUARY 10, 2019 | LIVING WITH DEPRESSION, SUPPORTING SOMEONE WITH DEPRESSION | BY BLURT TEAM |  PRINT THIS POST It can be really hard when someone you love is feeling suicidal; it can come as a bit of a shock and it can be hard to know what to do or say. It can be difficult to know how to help. 1. GIVE THEM SPACE