Browsing All Posts filed under »psychology«

Disclosing Suicidal Ideation to my GP

July 7, 2017

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It is hard to write about difficult things. I worry about people changing their opinion of me. But this is an important topic, so here I am. A while ago, I was going through a tough time with my body. My chronic pain was almost unmanageable and I was horribly depressed. Some days, when I […]

10 +ve Things About 10 +ve Things

January 25, 2017

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I’ve been doing this exercise for a few days now. At the end of each day, I’ll write down 10 positive thoughts or things that happened that day. It started because I bought a new fountain pen. Okay, may be the pen propelled me to do it. The real reason is my gut has been […]

Responding to a friend in crisis

January 23, 2017

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Friends are the first line of support for most people these days. As friends, how can we best support someone that confides in us? Here are a few tips from me.

10 Things You Need to Know About Suicide

November 21, 2016

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Disclaimer: This post is not an expert opinion, rather a collection of my observations through my volunteer work. This post does not provide medical or crisis prevention advice.    For the last two years, I have been volunteering with the Survivor Support Program (SSP) with Toronto Distress Centre. It is a free program that provides supportive […]

A Crack at “Pop” Psychology

September 12, 2016

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When I was growing up, the six of us – my mom, dad, sister, paternal grandparents and I – lived in a 2-bedroom flat. For the longest time, my sister and I shared our parents’ bedroom. When I turned 11, our parents began to insist we sleep in the living room; my sister and I […]

10 Communication Tips I Wish I Knew as a Dementia Caregiver

August 29, 2015

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Hindsight is always 20-20. I was an Alzheimer’s caregiver between 18-15 years ago. The world was a different place then. The internet was not as big as it is today and nor was Alzheimer’s a household name. Not in India, anyway. As time has passed, my work with families and people with dementia has increased […]

How to greet a classmate after ten years?

August 15, 2009

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I was browsing through the FICTION section at Landmark this evening, when suddenly just right down the aisle, I saw her glancing through the myriad genres. For a minute, I froze. Then I stole a glance at her. She was standing less than a few feet away from me. She wore a black t-shirt and […]

Diary of a Not-So-Angry Asian Adoptee

Mom, wife, adoptee, Huffington Post blogger, advocate and somewhat self-deprecating and neurotic goofball.

Because i love to write thats why

Writing my way through life..

Conundrum.

dabbles in writing, loves music and nature. Sierra Leonean

Ilana Williams

Be the Change. Inspire Others. Get Fit. Live your most Courageous Life.

Chronically Grateful Me

Learning to Live with Osteoarthritis, Osteonecrosis ,Factor V Leiden and a Few Other Things That Cause ChronicPain , Inflammation & Learning How Plant Based Foods,Herbology and Essential Oils Help Ease the Pain. Let Food Be Thy Medicine and Medicine Be Thy Food

MyCrazyNewWorld

My life "Living well with Dementia" in my own words

Skillfully Well & Painfully Aware

Living skillfully well with chronic conditions

Authentically Mad

~ Madison Paige ~

Maranda Elizabeth

To be true to my own weirdnesses.

The Journey to Me

My thoughts and experiences about the battle to find the way back to myself

The Catalysts for Change

Bringing awareness to mental illness and sexual assault

A Moreno Blogs

Seeking Stories. Discovering pamana.

Slay Girl Society

A website for people who want to thrive with positive mental health. Created by a woman with bipolar disorder.

Everlasting Smile Wisdom

Be the reason for a million smiles but never be a reason for even a single grudge

Mental Break - In Progress

please hold while I direct your call...

Eating Disorders

My journey through it all

vivaran

Everything Matters

Pigs, Figs & Higgs

Making it up as I go.

anatomy of a mother

Strong. Beautiful. Dedicated. Self-less. Inspiring. Friend.

Weird and Wonderful

Reflections for self awareness.

Embracing My Scars

Women empowerment. Equal rights. Domestic violence. Sexual abuse. Eating disorders. Self harm. Miscarriage. And the road to recovery.

Social Health

Insights on the Power of Social Bonds

Daily (w)rite

A DAILY RITUAL OF WRITING

kateswaffer.wordpress.com/

Kate Swaffer: Creating life with words: Inspiration, love and truth

PiesLiesAndThighs

I am my own therapist. Writing is my therapy.

off~peak

learning to go with the flow by going against the tide

karenwriteshere

Hope isn't an emotion, but a daily choice. Keep choosing the path of hope.

Which me am I today?

One person's experience of living with dementia