Everyday Tips Archives

Spotting Codependency in Romantic Relationships

By |2022-11-22T04:11:13+02:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships, Treatment|

What is a Codependent Relationship? Healthy relationships are usually fairly equal and are characterized by give and take from both partners.  It's normal to want to make reasonable changes to make our partner happy. However, in a codependent relationship, one person gives too much whilst the other person takes too much.  This behaviour makes [...]

Tips for National Coming Out Day

By |2022-11-09T18:30:16+02:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships|

Written by . National Coming Out Day On October 11th, 1988, the very first National Coming Out Day was observed. This date was chosen as it was the one-year anniversary of the march on Washington, D.C., for Lesbian and Gay Rights Written by Human Rights Campaign . This Nationally recognized day aims to raise awareness [...]

Tips for Breaking the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

By |2022-10-27T20:48:55+02:00October 27th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

Stigma Surrounding Mental Health Over half of individuals with mental illness do not receive help for their disorders. Due to the stigma surrounding mental illness, many people avoid seeking treatment out of fear of discrimination or judgment. Researchers have identified three different types of stigmas: public, self, and institutional. Public [...]

Healing from Bullying

By |2022-10-20T18:44:01+02:00October 20th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Kids, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

What is bullying? Bullying doesn’t have a legal definition.  One common way of defining bullying is as repeated behaviour intended to hurt someone emotionally or physically. The acronym STOP (several times on purpose) is sometimes used to determine what counts as bullying. Bullying tends to involve the misuse of power, where power doesn’t [...]

Simple Hacks for Better Sleep

By |2022-10-03T19:57:48+02:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Wellness|

No matter how much we want to cram into each day, there’s no getting away from the necessity of sleep. Sleep is as essential to our well-being as diet and exercise are, it might be even more important since when we don’t sleep well we make poor food choices and don’t workout as much. [...]

Common Subtle Signs of Anxiety + Simple Coping Skills

By |2022-09-27T20:25:08+02:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Panic attack, Social Anxiety|

Written by Mayo Clinic What is Anxiety? Anxiety is a feeling of fear, dread, and uneasiness. This can be a normal reaction to stress. This natural reaction can help to boost energy and assist with ability to focus, however, for individuals who have anxiety disorders, this fear can be constant and overwhelming. An anxiety [...]

Unpacking Mom Rage and Tips for Coping

By |2022-10-02T21:05:54+02:00September 21st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Everyday tips, Kids, Mental Health, Parenting|

What is mom rage? Picture yourself, exhausted from sleepless nights because your newborn is keeping you up, trying to soothe your baby whilst your toddler repeatedly asks you to play a game with them and also trying to prepare lunch. If you’re familiar with this situation then you may well have felt anger building [...]

Tips to Support Seasonal Mood Changes

By |2022-09-19T15:50:31+02:00September 14th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Wellness|

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), more informally referred to as Seasonal Depression or Winter Blues, involves depression related to seasonal changes. SAD begins and ends around the same time each year. Most typically SAD symptoms begin in the fall and resolve in the springtime. Occasionally SAD may cause depression [...]

Resources and Tips for Suicide Awareness

By |2022-10-02T21:03:02+02:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Treatment|

What is suicide? Suicide refers to the act of someone taking their own life. Worldwide, roughly one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds. For every suicide there are many more attempted suicides. People experiencing suicidal thoughts can often feel alone and overwhelmed with them but many people think about suicide at some point. [...]

Signs of Emotional Eating + What to Do

By |2022-10-02T21:06:24+02:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Stress, Weight Loss|

What is emotional eating? Have you ever found yourself reaching for some biscuits when you’re stressed at work? Or snacking on ice cream after a break up? Maybe you reward yourself for finishing a project with some cake? Or mindlessly munch on crisps when you’re bored? If you answer yes to any of these [...]

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