Ten Disney Characters Who Might Have a Mental Health Disorder
You might think all Disney characters portray a perfect world with a perfect life. But read between the lines a little bit and you will soon realise some of them are clearly suffering from serious mental health disorders. But spotting the signs in these ten characters it might help you spot the signs in a loved one or close friend, …
Ten Ways Pets Can Improve Your Mental Health Issues
It has been proven time and time again that pets really can help improve the lives of people with mental health issues. If you have any sort of mental health issue the potential benefits of pet ownership are massive and here are just a few ways in which that happens…
Ten Surprising Facts About Self-Harm You Might Not Like
Self-harming is not something I would suggest or condone to anyone, especially if it is being used as a coping mechanism. It is something that is often seen as evil, bad and negative when it could also be seen as something else. Once again, I am not promoting self-harming with this post in any way, I am simply trying to …
Ten Signs of Autism You Should Be Looking Out for in Children
Are you the parent of a child that you believe is showing some odd behaviour that might well be contributed to ASD (Autism spectrum disorder)? I have below just ten of the signs you should be looking for and while it doesn’t mean for sure your child is Autistic it should be considered a reason to talk to your doctor …
Ten of the Most Common Questions About Bipolar Disorder Answered
Before I start, I just want to say that I don’t suffer from Bipolar disorder and I am not a therapist or psychologist in any way. What I am is deeply interested in spreading awareness about mental health and hopefully bring you information that might be valuable to someone. These ten questions I have answered (as best I can through …
Ten Famous People Who Suffer From Borderline Personality Disorder
While most people in the public eye will probably try and hide any form of mental health illness there are some that are happy to talk about it. These ten well-known celebrities all suffer from Borderline personality disorder (BPD) and are happy to talk about it, thus promoting mental health awareness. Please note here, I’m not qualified to diagnose anyone …
Ten Self Soothing Techniques That You Should Be Trying to Implement
Most people think self-soothing is something babies do, but it is also a powerful tool for people with mental health problems. It can help calm anxiety and stress and if done often it can even help people break out of waking flashbacks! No amount of self-soothing will cure your mental health problems, but it might help you go down the …
Ten Mental Health Problems That You Can Inherit
The good news here is that it doesn’t mean for certain you will “Inherit” anything, it just means some mental health problems are more likely to be passed down in a family. This list isn’t here to scare anyone, it is supposed to be a list of answers because some people develop some of these mental health issues from seemingly …
10 Things That People With BPD Do That Can Seem Strange
WILL YOU TAKE THE BLUE PILL OR THE RED PILL?   Many of us are familiar with this question asked in the film “Matrix” by Morpheus to Neo…   I am asking you kind of the same question – the reason why is that many of us who live with Borderline Personality Disorder (stay with me…) have been forced to …
Ten Reasons Reading Is Good For Most Mental Health Problems
It doesn’t matter what form of mental health you suffer with, the chances are good reading a nice book or even a comic can help calm the mind. At the end of the day, it can be hard to concentrate on anything when you are having a “bad day” so what makes reading so good for those situations? Read on …