Tag: mind

Study finds many Millennials spend Christmas alone.

   Mind has today released research into the different responses of different generations to the pressure of Christmas as part of its Christmas campaign. Key findings include: One in ten Millennials [25-34 y.o.] have no one to spend Christmas with compared to one in 20 older people [65+] (10% vs. 5%) Half of Millennials (48%) worry […]

Small Steps.

Today I finally was able to see a psychiatrist after waiting a couple months for this appointment. It’s really sad to think to gain access to such an important resource it takes booking months in advance to see one. To be honest, it was not what I had expected. Aside from taking my health history […]

Stress Analyst

Feeling a tad bit stressed today? Check out this website I came upon today that I thought I would share with everyone. http://www.relaxonline.me.uk/sa1/index.html This interactive page will walk you through the steps of how to calm down and get over the anxious/worried feelings you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed with. Take it as an […]

Perceptions of Mental Illness.

I recently had a conversation with a close friend on the topic of mental illness, someone who had been tentatively diagnosed as having depression and anxiety. Upon their diagnoses and winding down from the emotional medical appointment their perception of the diagnoses began to drastically change. They felt that they were seen as “weak” or […]

Photo Contest

Hi Guys! I recently went on a medical volunteer trip to Costa Rica over the holidays (as mentioned in my previous entries) and captured this beautiful photo of my friend and a young child during one of our house visits. I have made it into the top 20 finalists for photo of the year and […]