Thoughts — MH Tips

10 Mental Health Reminders From My Puppper

Hello From The Thought Co. Change Learning MH Tips

10 Mental Health Reminders From My Puppper

Most people who know me will define me as unconventional with a dash of weirdness. I have now learnt to embrace the quirky side of things, but growing up, it was a struggle. Relating to people (and other kids) was the bane of my existence; and things that were important to them I just wouldn’t understand. Everyone brushed it off as just being an introvert. It was an isolating experience, living in a world where no one got me and all I wanted was to be understood and accepted.  Things changed when I got my first dog. It was one...

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Every Space is not a Safe Space

Hello From The Thought Co. Learning MH Tips Opinion

Every Space is not a Safe Space

Recently while rewatching New Girl for the third time, I came across a pearl of wisdom from our man Nick Miller: "If we needed to talk about feelings, they would be called talkings." But wait, how can someone who is studying psychology agree with this nugget of wisdom? We have to communicate! Everything must be shared!  Well yes… and no. While it's a great idea to communicate and be comfortable in what you’re feeling, it’s important to note the ‘when’, ‘where’ and ‘with whom’ you share your feelings. Remember: every space is not a safe space! As much as we’d...

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Trust, as explained by kids

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Trust, as explained by kids

“I trust you.” We know that these are important words that are laced with a lot of emotion. In fact, these exact words can make or break relationships, organisations, countries and sometimes, even governments. As you can tell, the impact of trust (or distrust) can be monumental.  Okay, you get it. These three words can mean a lot but what do they actually mean? Now that might seem difficult to articulate. Whenever something is difficult to explain, I look at how a child would best describe it. So I went ahead and did just that. I asked a few kids...

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Ignoring The Grey : Why We Need To Talk About Thought Polarisation

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Ignoring The Grey : Why We Need To Talk About Thought Polarisation

Have you lectured yourself for always being tardy when you got delayed for an important meeting? When you forgot your friend’s birthday did you call yourself an “oh so terrible person”? Do you find yourself questioning any success you have ever achieved after facing a setback?  

 

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The Vacation Anxiety Guide

Hello From The Thought Co. Mental Health Awareness MH Tips Opinion

The Vacation Anxiety Guide

What we went through during the pandemic has changed us a lot and it’s okay if they feel a lot more overwhelmed in these situations. Remember that they have not not “changed” as much as they have become very aware of everything that can go wrong, because in the last few years, a lot of things have. 

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