Re-post: Writing against Anxiety (a reason for poets and writers)/Gegen den Angstzustand schreiben (ein Grund fuer Dichter und Autoren)

July 2022 Recently, I have realised that Brexit has stressed me out much more than I was aware of. As long as I keep my self-care up I am mostly OK. But I feel very alienated in this country which makes me incredibly sad as I always loved the UK and now I simply cannot…… Continue reading Re-post: Writing against Anxiety (a reason for poets and writers)/Gegen den Angstzustand schreiben (ein Grund fuer Dichter und Autoren)

#ThrowBackThursday: How to get stuff done when you are depressed ~ Jessica Gimeno on #bipolar

December 2019: I posted tjis first in October 2017: This post is in honour of today’s World Mental Health Day 2017. We are stronger than depression and inspiring people can show us how. Here is Jessica Gimeno at the TEDxPilsenWomen talk: Related Blogpost: TruLeeMe: Manic Monday

#ThrowBackThursday: 5 Things to Know about St. Johnswort ~ mentalhealthmatters

I posted this first in October 2017: fir0002 | flagstaffotos.com.au [GFDL 1.2 (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Today I want to write a little more about St. Johnswort a medicinal herb I use to relieve my symptoms of depression and anxiety due to living with PTSD. I have been mentioning it before both in posts and…… Continue reading #ThrowBackThursday: 5 Things to Know about St. Johnswort ~ mentalhealthmatters

Developing our Voices or how to Manage our Worries

Two years ago I signed up for Rachel Kellys Newsletter (sign-up is at the bottom of the page). Rachel is an embassador for mental health and has experienced crippling depression about which she talked in the FutureLearn Course “Literature and Mental Health” by University of Warwick. If you live with a mental health condition then…… Continue reading Developing our Voices or how to Manage our Worries

For all Men who need to speak out and get help ~ #mentalhealth

I published this post first in October 2017 “Stephen Fry, Cedric Anselin, Prince Harry and many more did it! Get help for your #menalhealth” video credit: Huffington Post via YouTube Find help here: UK ~ Helplines on NHS page US ~ Helplines on Getselfhelp Australia ~ Helplines on Healthdirect

Survivor Saturday ~ Helplines & Homepages to get you through holidays and other tough times

January 2019 I know Christmas is over but you might need help at all times of the year. That is why I post this one again in January. December 2016 Christmas is supposed to be a time of cheerfulness and happy experiences. The sad truth is though that, Christmas is a difficult time if you…… Continue reading Survivor Saturday ~ Helplines & Homepages to get you through holidays and other tough times

How Music impacts these 14 Artist’s Mental Health

January 2019 No, it’s not Monday but we are all still busy. So here a re-post from March 2018 March 2018 It is Monday, you are all busy so I just share an interesting video about music and mental health. Please enjoy: Cuppa Tea TV is an Irish organisation that promotes music in all its…… Continue reading How Music impacts these 14 Artist’s Mental Health

Vitamin D and Mental Health ~ Randi Fredricks, Ph.D on YouTube

December 2016 It’s winter in the northern hemisphere and clinical as well as seasonal depression is more of a problem than usual. That is why I repost this entry to give some ideas on how you can boost your mood. May 2016 Last year I went to see my GP to ask her about the…… Continue reading Vitamin D and Mental Health ~ Randi Fredricks, Ph.D on YouTube

The big four zero/ Die grosse Null nach der Vier

October 2018 The big five zero is rapidly approaching and I am still working on it. But I think I am getting there πŸ™‚ May 2011 It is 7 months now that I hit the big four zero. I always thought I would enjoy it as you grow a bit more relaxed with a bit…… Continue reading The big four zero/ Die grosse Null nach der Vier

Being picky/waehlerisch sein

September 2018 I certainly have slowed down now… πŸ™‚ January 2011 (from one of my old blogs) I was hurrying through my life. On a usual day I wanted to read, write my blogs, write to friends and write my poetry, meditate, spend time with the family, meet friends, Β work, play on Facebook, the tablet,…… Continue reading Being picky/waehlerisch sein