It is common for people to associate Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), previously known as ADD as effecting children however even if you weren’t diagnosed with ADHD as a child, ADHD can affect people in their adulthood. If you are constantly late, disorganised, forgetful, trouble concentrating, staying focused or overwhelmed from your responsibilities and you
Journaling has been described as a “voyage of the interior” because it gives us a way of expressing ourselves and takes away some of the mental pressures of the mind. When writing we use the left side of the brain which governs logical thinking (analytical and rational), whilst the left brain is occupied this frees
Relying on our ‘gut instincts’ is a familiar saying but recent research is suggesting there may be some truth to this. The state of our gut affects how we are feeling and thinking as the gut has an intimate relationship with the brain which is why the gut is also known as the ‘second brain’.
When thinking about grief it common to associate grief to the loss of a loved one, but grief can be experienced at other times such as: Divorce or relationship breakup Loss of health Losing a job Loss of finances A miscarriage Retirement Death of a pet Loss of hopes and dreams A loved one’s serious
When we experience unhelpful emotions like depression or anxiety it is often followed by unhelpful thoughts. There is usually a theme to these unhelpful thoughts and we call them unhelpful thinking styles. Unhelpful thoughts are usually an automatic reaction to something but if they happen on an ongoing basis, they can sometimes cause us distress.
Anger is a natural emotion that we all experience from time to time (especially the toddler throwing a tantrum at the shops). But what is anger and how to do we manage such a big emotion that can have destructive consequences. Experts say that anger has evolved as a way of surviving and protecting ourselves