Tag: black & white thinking

Surround yourself with supportive people

When you suffer from a mental illness it is very difficult to feel hopeful when you are really struggling.Every day can be a battle and those negative thoughts can be very hard to silence. Sometimes feelings can overcome you at the most inappropriate times… Continue Reading “Surround yourself with supportive people”

Unhelpful thinking styles/Cognitive distortions

This link below gives you a useful list of all the unhelpful thinking styles that we might use in our daily lives.For those of you who suffer from depression or anxiety, keeping an eye on your thinking style is really important. Try and challenge… Continue Reading “Unhelpful thinking styles/Cognitive distortions”

Anxiety-The thing we all hate but must embrace!

Have you watched the film The Babadook? It is an incredibly powerful horror film that has a very strong psychological message. ****If you haven’t seen it then this might be a spoiler ***** The important thing I want to state before including a quoted… Continue Reading “Anxiety-The thing we all hate but must embrace!”

Procastination, perfectionism, negative thinking? We all have something we do that makes our life more difficult

Humans are fallible beings and we all have moments where we over-complicate the way we live our lives. It is very difficut to balance our work-family-personal life without getting overwhelmed. There are always those overly boring tasks that we always put off or that… Continue Reading “Procastination, perfectionism, negative thinking? We all have something we do that makes our life more difficult”