Posts in the ‘Anxiety’ Category

SELF-CARE FOR WHEN WE’RE EMPTY AND HAVE NOTHING LEFT TO GIVE – another great article by the Blurt team.

When the tank is empty… JUNE 21, 2018 | MANAGING DEPRESSION | BY BLURT TEAM |  PRINT THIS POST Sometimes we find ourselves on our knees; our motivation has deserted us, our energy tanks are depleted, we feel everything and nothing, all at once. We’re empty. Bone dry.This often brings with it a sense of frustration – ‘Why can’t I be more like [insert name

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

POST-PANIC ATTACK SELF-CARE

FEBRUARY 28, 2019 | LIVING WITH DEPRESSION | BY BLURT TEAM |  PRINT THIS POST Panic attacks can be exhausting and draining. After a panic attack, it’s important to look after ourselves and to ramp up the self-care after going through such a difficult experience. TAKE IT SLOWLY When we have a panic attack, our heart rate and breathing speed up. Our brains can go

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