Finding a creative outlet is a great way to unwind and distract you from feelings of depression and other mental health issues. Depression can affect people in many different ways. One of the most common symptoms of depression is lacking the desire or motivation to participate in everyday activities. When depression takes a hold of… Read More How To Find a Creative Outlet to Help with Depression
Get the ball rolling Mental Health Conversation Starters Last week was mental health awareness week. At the start of the week I put together a roundup post, of past Gardening Love mental health articles. Midweek my post focused on what mental health looks like and the stigma surrounding mental health. So to end the week I thought… Read More Mental health conversation starters
How to get mental health help ? I believe a key factor in making progress with mental health lies in explaining how to get mental health help. Alongside this, there must be reassurance and information explaining what that process entails. From a patients perspective there is a huge unknown as to what happens after they… Read More Mental health help. Talking about your mental health.
We all have dark days. Those days when you want to stay under the duvet and pretend your not there. Those days when you feel as though there is no right side of the bed, let alone the wrong side! It’s days like these when we need some positive actions to focus on to get… Read More 60 Positive Actions To Help You Through A Dark Day
Making friends with your mental health So you have depression. Me too, but for the purpose of this post we will skip through what depression is and the symptoms involved. I thought it might be helpful to look at ways to embrace depression as opposed to fighting it. Fighting can be tiring, sometimes you need… Read More 3 ways to embrace depression
Thoughts …….. Friend or Foe Finding a way to stop negative thinking is so important for the state of your mental health. Negative thoughts are like poison for the mind. We all have moments when our mind gets carried away with itself and we build mountains out of mole hills. For some people it is… Read More Stop Negative Thinking In Its Tracks With This One Powerful Technique
The power of thoughts Thinking or thoughts take up a massive part of our lives, if you think about it when was the last time you didn’t think about something? It’s almost impossible not to think isn’t it? I guess you could say that I was always a glass half full kind of girl.… Read More Alter your thoughts and way of thinking to positively change your life
Winter be gone……Spring come along….. Winter can feel as though it hangs around a heck of a long time. It can get you down somewhat especially after the excitement of the the festive period is over and so it’s important that we try to find ways to beat the winter blues. If… Read More How to beat the winter blues by following these tips.
Gardening groups. Get communities together! It seems that gardening love is in the air ! ❤ More and more people are using their garden hobby as a means of meeting like-minded people. I have read some lovely articles showing how nature brings people together. More communities are creating Gardening groups where they get together, have a chat and a… Read More Gardening groups bring people together
Ease depression by gardening Depression has been a part of my life for some years now. It can manifest itself in a number of ways. For those of you who have ever suffered from depression or know of someone who has this illness then you will know how debilitating it can be. As for myself,… Read More Gardening for the mind. How to fight depression with nature.