What are the signs and symptoms of stress and depression?

The signs of feeling stressed and/ or low or depressed can manifest themselves in a number of different ways. There can be a range of physical symptoms, and also common emotional feelings. The two are often easily linked. Here is a range of some of the physical symptoms that can be experienced when we are […]

How can I deal with stress and depression?

Even though life is supposed to be getting easier, as we are increasingly provided with various tools, gadgets and technology to help us, various stressors are all too common. Rather than manage our thoughts differently and utilise necessary coping skills to, many often turn to ‘coping’ strategies that may feel helpful in the short term, […]

Can anxiety cause you to feel depressed?

How do you feel when you get anxious? Do you feel anxiety somewhere in your body? Do you experience similar thoughts and feelings? Is it a familiar pattern? Would you like to get off this cycle and instead feel calm relaxed and in control? If you resonate with any of this and you are reading […]

Can depression be caused by stress?

  Stress and depression are two common terms. However what do we mean by the term stress and depression. And can stress be caused by depression? What is depression? Nearly a fifth of adults in the UK experience anxiety or depression, according to official figures. This is a high statistic. Depression can affect more women […]

The effects of domestic abuse

  I did a Facebook live this week where I talk about the effects of domestic abuse. I also talked about what we say to ourselves and the importance of this. I have received some amazing and humbling feedback including “A masterpiece’, “brave and inspiring’, ‘Courageous and motivational’. I have received many messages from both […]