Finding happiness in the everyday Practice gratitude Studies show that people who practise gratitude are more likely to feel happier with their everyday lives. Not only can gratitude help you to see more of the positives in your life, it can help you to feel more satisfied with the here and now. When you’re able … Read more

How much does talking therapy cost? And why? How did therapy get so expensive? How much does therapy cost? We should probably start with how much therapy actually costs. The problem with this is there’s no definitive answer. The cost of therapy can vary massively and will depend on factors like where you live and … Read more

5 ways to manage your mental health without a therapist Take care of your physical health Improving your mental health with exercise Studies suggest that even as little as 10 minutes of brisk walking can drastically impact our mood. The powerful endorphins released when exercising can often act as a natural antidepressant. You might have … Read more

Where does PTSD affect the brain? What is PTSD? Essentially, your brain is equipped with a personal alarm system that normally helps ensure your survival. As an example, this could be the ‘fight or flight’ reaction, or when you leave your hand over heat for too long. However, when suffering with PTSD, the neural networks … Read more

Are Depression and anxiety the same thing? “One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives” (WHO, 2014). This means that one of your friends, family or people close to you will likely suffer from a mental health condition. As the two largest mental … Read more