We all feel anxious occasionally. It’s a normal part of life. But for someone
with an anxiety disorder, feelings of fear or worry are with them most of the
Anxiety can look and feel different to different people. Severity also varies.
However, there are a few common symptoms that can help to diagnose an anxiety
* - Worries or fears that interfere with daily life
* - Feeling tense, restless or having trouble concentrating
* - Physical symptoms like sweating, hyperventilation
The effect of music on the human mind has fascinated people beginning with the
4th century BC, long before experimental psychology had been established.
Aristoxenus, a Pythagorean philosopher, was of the belief that music should be
classified by the effect that it has on people, rather than its structure.
Although his contemporaries disagreed, we now know that he wasn't wrong to
acknowledge how powerful the effect of music can be the on the mind.
Due to advances in neuropsychology and brain i
We know that there is no one-size-fits all in terms of achieving good mental
health. What works for you might not work for me, and vice-versa. However, it’s
very likely that if we try to access mental health support through a quick
therapists directory search, we may end up doing counselling or
cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT). While these practices have shown incredible
results for a lot of people, they may not be what we need right now.
When words are not enough
If you feel like words a
Art therapy: A low pressure environment for self-exploration and healing
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Whether you consider yourself to be a creative person or not, there is a good
chance that art therapy will help you to know yourself better and process your
past experiences, as well as improve your mental health.
You don't need permission to engage with the arts
A lot of us feel like we somewhat need permission to engage with the arts. Some
of us might have gained permission through getting an art degree or by being
told by our parents that we were good at drawing in school. However, a lot