The benefits of online counselling
Guest post – “Here’s the thing about Self Harm”
A brutally and beautifully honest guest blog by TV3 Midday panelist, blogger and writer Jen Ronan (@JayRow). You can follow her blog, the House of J-Ro at http://www.jenronan.com. Here’s the Thing About Self Harm Sure look, there isn’t one among us who jokingly goes on about banging our heads off walls when talking about…
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder and do I have it?
Oh the weather outside is frightful…… Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you’re like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in autumn and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and…
The Difference Between Sadness and Depression
Many people can find it hard to tell if they, or a loved one, are dealing with sadness or depression. How can you tell the difference? This is particularly pertinent when people are nervous about being prescribed medication. Psychologist Guy Winch, Ph.D, is noted for his TED talk “Why We All Need to Practice Emotional…
Aversion to Therapy: Why Won’t Men Get Help?
Research shows that men benefit from talk therapy just as much, if not more, than women. Yet most men still won’t go.
Depression: Medication or Therapy?
This is often one of the first questions that people ask themselves when they feel it is time to look for help.