5 reasons why counselling will help you

So many people who struggle with mental illness, or are feeling overwhelmed or hyper-stressed, try to be brave and deal with it themselves. These people often reject counselling, because they feel like they aren't worthy, or they don't need it, or it won't help. Counselling will help anybody in the world, even if your life is peachy. If you are struggling, and you have the chance of some counselling but are feeling hesitant, please have a read of this. I promise you, it will only make your life a little easier.

Loving Someone With Depression

Depression is devastating. When someone is suffering from depression, their entire life is blown apart. It can be a massive struggle just to make it through each day. But they aren’t the only ones who struggle. The people who are often forgotten are the loved ones of a person with depression. No-one tells them how to cope. They don’t know what to do. I would like to try and offer some advice to those people.

5 Ways To Help Someone Who Self-Harms

The deliberate infliction of pain upon oneself is something that is difficult to understand, but empathising with the personal reasons behind an individual’s behaviour is unnecessary when it comes to supporting them. As someone who has self-harmed, and who has also supported and loved individuals who engage in self-harm, I would like to offer some advice based on my experience.