The menopausal transition is said to represent a ‘window of vulnerability’ for women. Hot flushes and night sweats are well-known symptoms but anxiety, low mood & depression are also prevalent during perimenopause & menopause .
When I was younger I used to wish I was a kind person. I remembered seeing gentle, kind people who were empathic and supportive of other people and wishing, more than anything that I could be just like them.
Well our minds are just like the backpack, and get so clogged up with thoughts, that as the years tick by, if we don't release some of those thoughts, everything becomes so jumbled up, and confusing that we are just heading for an emotional and mental breakdown our...
Talking has almost become ‘out of fashion’, could this be a primary factor of the rise in mental health? I fully believe that when you are struggling with mental health a listening ear and having someone to talk too is first step to recovery
We all hurt, and it sucks, who wants to hurt? For me, the response to ourselves when we hurt is crucial to our recovery. It is often tempting and culturally endorsed to blame and criticise one’s self for the hurt we experience.