mental health awareness

3 ways kindness makes you happier

3 WAYS KINDNESS MAKES YOU HAPPIER

Anyone who has willingly visited an orphanage to give to the fatherless or has given to another worthy cause will probably tell you that they felt a sense of happiness doing what they did. People struggle with being kind, so we want to offer 3 ways kindness makes you happier. That’s just the way it …

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7 SIMPLE WAYS TO CARE FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

7 SIMPLE WAYS TO CARE FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

People hear the word mental health and they want to hide. But mental health is simply part of your health and caring for it is simple. So we want to share 7 simple ways to care for your mental health. The thing about these is that they are so simple, they often get overlooked. This …

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5 THINGS THAT IMPACT THE MENTAL HEALTH OF A GIRL CHILD

Today, we will talk about 5 things that impact the mental health of a girl child! The month of October holds both world mental health and international day of the girl child. We thought it made sense to marry both topics into one. Sometimes, we see our child change behaviours and it feels like they …

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THE 4-STEP PROCESS FOR HEALING FROM SEXUAL ABUSE TRAUMA

Are you confused about how you can heal from the trauma of a sexual abuse experience? If I had to pick THE 4-step process for healing from sexual abuse trauma, from among many others, these would be IT. Healing from sexual abuse and assault trauma can be painful and take a lot of time. But …

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8 DANGERS OF DEALING WITH SEXUAL ABUSE TRAUMA IN SILENCE

IT’S no secret that sexual abuse usually causes trauma in its victims. And there are dangers in dealing with sexual abuse trauma in silence and alone. Sexual abuse victims have to deal with painful, and sometimes, conflicted feelings during and after the abuse. At a point like this, they need help from a family member, a …

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managing triggers

How to Manage Your Triggers

Anyone who has been through any type of trauma may have experienced or will experience ‘being triggered’. But I have come to learn that not everyone knows how to manage these triggers when they occur, more so being proactive about it. In my last post, I wrote about understanding triggers, now let us learn how …

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When We Were Teens

All too quickly, adults forget what it was like when we were teens. So we have lots of teens who keep issues to themselves and end up making mistakes that could have been avoided if only we chose to remember what it was like when we were teens and provided the support they need. So …

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Care for your mental health

Why you should know about the mental health spectrum

“Ignorance is bliss”. Ever heard that before? I bet you have. But is it really? Food for thought- for you, not me! Get thinking after reading this. You ever heard of the mental health spectrum? If you have, give yourself a pat on the back, welcome to the elite club! If not, then now you …

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