This is often one of the first questions that people ask themselves when they feel it is time to look for help.
Month: October 2015
The 10 Best Yoga Poses for Anxiety and Stress
Here’s a nice article with simple pics from the Huffington Post listing what ViraYoga founder Elena Brower believes to be the 10 best poses for anxiety and stress. Enjoy!
Can Yoga really benefit mental health? How?
According to the Harvard Mental Health Letter, the answer is yes. There are a number of solid studies which suggest that yoga modulates our stress responses.
5 Signs that it may be time to seek Therapy
Here’s a nice link by Psych Central which names 5 signs that you might be ready for therapy.
How to Choose a Therapist
Get recommendations from friends, relatives, your family doctor, whoever you feel comfortable talking to. If it’s not something you want to share, google is your friend. See my post about making sure your therapist is accredited, and then google that association. They often have a list of practitioners on their website.
How to make sure your Therapist is accredited
In Ireland at present, you can do a one year course in counselling, or a psychology degree focused on brain chemistry, and still stick a sign on your door and begin practising as a therapist. The rules and regulations aren’t streamlined yet, and it’s important to be informed about who you are seeing, and what…