“Woah, hang on there, what did you just say?” Well, let me explain. This post is in response to a tweet that has gone viral but I actually disagree with. Here me out, I shall explain (and no it’s not because I hate the environment)! Why I don’t think billionaires should fund ocean cleanups can… Read More Why I don’t think billionaires should fund ocean cleanups
In a society where we’re (rightfully so) encouraging men to be expressive, not hide their feelings or reinforce this “macho” image, what is there to know about fathers’ mental health? Or perhaps more appropriate to ask, what do we know about their mental health? In this post, I shall be exploring exactly that. If you have… Read More What is there to know about Fathers’ mental health?
As many of you know I currently study a BSc in Psychology. I am in my final year and (all things going well) should graduate in June 2019. This obviously means that I am working on my dissertation, so I thought I’d share a little bit about it, especially as it’s something that impacts a… Read More My dissertation on the impact of maternal mental health
As part of the Clinical Psychology unit I am currently studying, we have done a fair bit on parental mental health. This week I thought I would talk about depression, addressing what antenatal and postnatal depression is. I hope this is useful for you and sheds light on new things you may not have considered… Read More What is antenatal and postnatal depression?
With people often misusing mental health terms, it can become difficult to truly understand the meaning of mental health. Are people just exaggerating? What can we do if people are truly struggling? Before answering these questions, I thought it’d be best to answer what are mental health illnesses? Let me know if this has been useful.… Read More What are mental health illnesses?
Mental Health Stigma- does it still exist? Perhaps a bold title and question to discuss, but it’s important to openly speak about it, out of fear of otherwise, subconsciously, becoming a silent supporter of this stigma. This is a different style of post, based on lectures that I have received during my BSc in Psychology.… Read More Mental Health Stigma- does it still exist?