How to escape your motivational trough when you’re flagging By Bryan Lufkin 11th February 2021 [Original post can be found here https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210209-how-to-escape-your-motivational-trough-when-youre-flagging Your get-up-and-go has tanked as the pandemic has dragged on. But there are ways to kickstart your motivation – even when it seems like you’ve tried everything. Early on, a friend of mine … Read more
Original article appears at: https://themighty.com/2017/05/forgot-to-take-antidepressants-what-happens/ For Emergency Situations please call 999 or 112. If you feel Suicidal call 1800 273 8255/1800 247 247, Text HELP to 51444 or call The Samaritans 116 123. It’s 3 a.m. and I’ve been awake for about two hours now. The house is silent, aside from the periodic squeaking of the kids’ bunk bed … Read more
A conversation with neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett on the counterintuitive ways your mind processes reality—and why understanding that might help you feel a little less anxious. BY CLAY SKIPPER November 30, 2020 Original Article can be found here: https://www.gq.com/story/lisa-feldman-barrett-interview Your Brain Doesn’t Work the Way You Think It Does At the very beginning of her … Read more
Original Post was made at https://www-psychologytoday-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/shouldstorm/202011/feeling-sad-during-hard-times-is-not-depression?amp&fbclid=IwAR0GF1psnTBNOiSRPqPRu1qVjGXBhdmnygV-9gPPNeYOoDQ4Ng44tUGSzrE on Nov 10, 2020 Alison Escalante M.D.Shouldstorm Feeling Sad During Hard Times Is Not Depression If we weren’t sad right now, something would be wrong. These are heavy times. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep the globe and has reached unprecedented numbers in America, we are facing the reality … Read more
Original Article can be found at https://www.psychotherapynetworker.org/magazine/article/1076/when-helping-doesnt-help When Helping Doesn’t Help: Why Some Clients May Not Want to Change By David Burns March/April 2017 As therapists, we want nothing more than to help people who are suffering—help them feel better as soon as possible and help them, after therapy, live more emotionally satisfying lives. But that usually requires … Read more
Trauma is far more common than we are inclined to admit. This powerful and very honest video shows the effects PTSD can have on someone. In this video PTSD is explained by Firefighter Jules Dennis, however, no matter the source of the trauma, the effect on any individual is still the same.
11 Mental Tricks to Stop Overthinking Everything Stop worrying and start growing. BY SCOTT MAUTZ, KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND AUTHOR, ‘FIND THE FIRE’ AND ‘MAKE IT MATTER’@SCOTT_MAUTZ Being a leader requires confidence, decisiveness, and quick thinking–none of which are served by overthinking every decision or scenario or worrying about every move you make. There’s a time to think, a time … Read more
Resources to help pass time. Originally posted to provided resources to help people through their respective lockdowns and restrictions we’ve decided to leave the page in place and update it from time to time. If some of the links are not working please let us know and we will update or remove them as necessary. … Read more