All About Your Mental Health

A board dedicated to mental health. How to improve your mental health, living with a mental illness, coping with depression and anxiety, positive mental health…
More
·
71 Pins
 2y
These resources, based on cognitive behavioural therapy, are ones I use every day to manage my symptoms of low mood and anxiety. They've helped me so much over the last few years, and I decided to share them with you all! Click the pin to claim yours now! Coping With Depression, Depression Symptoms, Positive Mental Health, Mental Health Quotes, Mental Health Awareness, Smiley Face Meaning, Low Mood, Paying Bills
Get your free, CBT based, self care resources
These resources, based on cognitive behavioural therapy, are ones I use every day to manage my symptoms of low mood and anxiety. They've helped me so much over the last few years, and I decided to share them with you all! Click the pin to claim yours now!
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Depression is such a hard mental illness to truly understand unless you've experienced it. And it's something I wouldn't wish on anyone. In an effort to explain what it feels like to live with depression every day, I have come up with this helpful analogy. Click the pin to find out more. Common Mental Disorders, Living With Depression, Mental Problems, Always Here For You
What it feels like to live with depression
Depression is such a hard mental illness to truly understand unless you've experienced it. And it's something I wouldn't wish on anyone. In an effort to explain what it feels like to live with depression every day, I have come up with this helpful analogy. Click the pin to find out more.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
CBT, or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, is a really good tool for battling the nightmare that is low mood. Two years on I still use the techniques to manage my mental health and improve my mood. Click the pin to read how it can help you too! Improve Mood, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Keep Trying
How can CBT improve your mood
CBT, or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, is a really good tool for battling the nightmare that is low mood. Two years on I still use the techniques to manage my mental health and improve my mood. Click the pin to read how it can help you too!
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
When you're recovering from a mental illness, like depression or anxiety, it's import to remember that not every day is going to be good. Bad days are going to happen, and they are completely normal. How To Cure Depression, Good Mental Health, Live Happy, Happy Life, Don't Let
Why bad days are a normal part of recovery
When you're recovering from a mental illness, like depression or anxiety, it's import to remember that not every day is going to be good. Bad days are going to happen, and they are completely normal.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
The last year or so has been full of uncertainty. The rules have kept changing, and from one minute to the next we haven't been sure what we can or can't do. Uncertainty is a breeding ground for anxiety, which may explain why a lot of us have been feeling more anxious this last year. Click the pin to read more. End The Stigma, How I Feel, Talking To You, Love And Light
The anxiety that comes from uncertainty
The last year or so has been full of uncertainty. The rules have kept changing, and from one minute to the next we haven't been sure what we can or can't do. Uncertainty is a breeding ground for anxiety, which may explain why a lot of us have been feeling more anxious this last year. Click the pin to read more.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Anxiety is a really tough illness to live with, and can be hard to understand if you've not experienced it yourself. In an effort to explain what it really feels like to live with anxiety, here is what my typical day is like and how anxiety impacts it. Fear Of The Unknown, Feeling Sick, Learning To Be, Live Long
A day in the life of anxiety
Anxiety is a really tough illness to live with, and can be hard to understand if you've not experienced it yourself. In an effort to explain what it really feels like to live with anxiety, here is what my typical day is like and how anxiety impacts it.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
These simple positive affirmations are a great tool for tackling anxiety, and easy to remember. Click the pin to find out how these affirmations can help you improve your mental health and manage your anxiety. Positive Affirmations For Anxiety, I Am Affirmations, I Can Do It, Do Love, How To Find Out
25 positive affirmations for anxiety
These simple positive affirmations are a great tool for tackling anxiety, and easy to remember. Click the pin to find out how these affirmations can help you improve your mental health and manage your anxiety.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
These printable self care resources based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy are a great way to improve your mental health. They are worksheets I've used in the past to help me through bad spells of depression and anxiety, and continue to use whenever I am struggling. Click the pin to find out how to access yours. Physical Health, Self Care Routine, Mental Illness
Free self care resources base on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
These printable self care resources based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy are a great way to improve your mental health. They are worksheets I've used in the past to help me through bad spells of depression and anxiety, and continue to use whenever I am struggling. Click the pin to find out how to access yours.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Having lived with depression for most of my life I have learned a lot about how to manage the symptoms every day. These are 5 of the things I do to help myself get through the day. Click the pin to read more. Chronic Illness
5 ways I manage my depression every day
Having lived with depression for most of my life I have learned a lot about how to manage the symptoms every day. These are 5 of the things I do to help myself get through the day. Click the pin to read more.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
These posts about mental health will help you whether it's understanding mental illnesses you're looking for, or improving your mental health. Click the pin to find personal experiences, tips for managing your symptoms and more! Healthy Living Inspiration
All about improving your mental health
These posts about mental health will help you whether it's understanding mental illnesses you're looking for, or improving your mental health. Click the pin to find personal experiences, tips for managing your symptoms and more!
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
New Years Resolutions are a tradition of the Christmas period I don't really enjoy. Simply because I feel they are setting us up for failure, which can impact your mental health later on in the year. Click the pin to find out more about why I'm ditching New Years Resolutions. Best Self
Why I am ditching New Years Resolutions
New Years Resolutions are a tradition of the Christmas period I don't really enjoy. Simply because I feel they are setting us up for failure, which can impact your mental health later on in the year. Click the pin to find out more about why I'm ditching New Years Resolutions.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Living with depression has made many aspects of every day life difficult - simple things especially. Click the pin to find out more about 5 of the simple things depression makes difficult. Mental Health Conditions
5 things that are made difficult by depression
Living with depression has made many aspects of every day life difficult - simple things especially. Click the pin to find out more about 5 of the simple things depression makes difficult.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Growing up with anxiety has meant so many things for me. I don't know what my life would be without it, or who I would be. In this letter to my mental health I write about my life with anxiety, and all the things it's taught me. Click the pin to read more. Done With Life, Open Letter
Dear anxiety: a letter to my mental health
Growing up with anxiety has meant so many things for me. I don't know what my life would be without it, or who I would be. In this letter to my mental health I write about my life with anxiety, and all the things it's taught me. Click the pin to read more.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
It can be so hard to work when you suffer from a mental illness - depression in my case. But what does it feel like when you can't work because of your mental health? Click the pin to read more. Feeling Worthless
Mental health in the workplace
It can be so hard to work when you suffer from a mental illness - depression in my case. But what does it feel like when you can't work because of your mental health? Click the pin to read more.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Your mental health is important, and that's why when you feel your mental health slipping it's also important to take a break and let yourself get back on track. Click the pin to read the 5 reasons you need to take a break. Feeling Stressed, Stressed Out, Feeling Overwhelmed, How Are You Feeling
Why you should take a break for your mental health
Your mental health is important, and that's why when you feel your mental health slipping it's also important to take a break and let yourself get back on track. Click the pin to read the 5 reasons you need to take a break.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
When you live with anxiety, panic attacks can be a common symptom. It can be hard to know what to do, which is why I have put together this handy list of grounding techniques for panic attacks and anxiety. Click the pin to find out more! Grounding Techniques, Panic Attacks
5 simple grounding techniques for panic attacks
When you live with anxiety, panic attacks can be a common symptom. It can be hard to know what to do, which is why I have put together this handy list of grounding techniques for panic attacks and anxiety. Click the pin to find out more!
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
It can be so hard to describe to others what depression really feels like, especially if they've not experienced anything like it. Here is my best attempt at describing what living with depression is really like. Click the pin to read more.
What it really feels like to have depression
It can be so hard to describe to others what depression really feels like, especially if they've not experienced anything like it. Here is my best attempt at describing what living with depression is really like. Click the pin to read more.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Your mental health is always important, but it feels even more so in lockdown. The whole world seems to be changing and no one knows how to feel. If you're beginning to feel it affect your thoughts and emotions, here are my 5 top tips for protecting your mental health when you can't go outside.
5 ways to look after your mental health in lockdown
Your mental health is always important, but it feels even more so in lockdown. The whole world seems to be changing and no one knows how to feel. If you're beginning to feel it affect your thoughts and emotions, here are my 5 top tips for protecting your mental health when you can't go outside.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Anxiety girl is an amazing book telling the story of a happy socialite who finds herself unexpectedly overcome by anxiety. It's a great insight into what it's like to have anxiety, and how it can affect anyone at any time. Click the pin to read more about why you should read this awesome book! What Anxiety Feels Like, Relationship Advice, Relationships, Anxiety Girl
Anxiety girl: the mental health book you need
Anxiety girl is an amazing book telling the story of a happy socialite who finds herself unexpectedly overcome by anxiety. It's a great insight into what it's like to have anxiety, and how it can affect anyone at any time. Click the pin to read more about why you should read this awesome book!
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a common treatment offered for mental illness, like depression or anxiety. I'd been through it a few times but the last time I did it something clicked and I found myself able to actually use what I learned to improve my mental health my mood. Find out how by clicking the pin!
How did cognitive Behavioural Therapy improve my mood
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a common treatment offered for mental illness, like depression or anxiety. I'd been through it a few times but the last time I did it something clicked and I found myself able to actually use what I learned to improve my mental health my mood. Find out how by clicking the pin!
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
When you're recovering from a mental illness, or just trying to manage one daily, it's perfectly normal to have bad days. It's impossible to be happy 100% of the time, and you should in no way see this as a failure. Click the pin to read more about bad mental health days from my experience. Mental Health Day
Why bad days are a normal part of recovery from mental illness
When you're recovering from a mental illness, or just trying to manage one daily, it's perfectly normal to have bad days. It's impossible to be happy 100% of the time, and you should in no way see this as a failure. Click the pin to read more about bad mental health days from my experience.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Anxiety feeds off uncertainty, off the unknown. So it's no surprise that many people are experiencing heightened levels of anxiety right now. Click the pin to read more about why you may be feeling more anxious during lockdown, and any uncertain times ahead.
Anxiety in uncertain times
Anxiety feeds off uncertainty, off the unknown. So it's no surprise that many people are experiencing heightened levels of anxiety right now. Click the pin to read more about why you may be feeling more anxious during lockdown, and any uncertain times ahead.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Phrases such as 'let it go' are really unhelpful for people struggling with their mental health. It can do more harm than good, and should be avoided always. People living with mental illnesses like depression can't just snap out of it. So here are my top 7 things not to say to people with mental illness, and a few things you can say instead! Mental Health Problems
7 things to stop telling people with depression and other mental illnesses
Phrases such as 'let it go' are really unhelpful for people struggling with their mental health. It can do more harm than good, and should be avoided always. People living with mental illnesses like depression can't just snap out of it. So here are my top 7 things not to say to people with mental illness, and a few things you can say instead!
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
I often feel like I am coming across as grumpy or lazy to other people, when in fact I am struggling with depression and low mood. It can be hard to explain and often I just feel judged. Click the pin to read what it's like living with a mental illness and the negative stereotypes that come along with it. Tired Person, Negative Words
Living with the negative stereotypes of mental illness
I often feel like I am coming across as grumpy or lazy to other people, when in fact I am struggling with depression and low mood. It can be hard to explain and often I just feel judged. Click the pin to read what it's like living with a mental illness and the negative stereotypes that come along with it.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
These posts are all about the reality of living with a mental illness, and the parts of mental illness we don't often talk about. Click the link to discover real and raw mental health stories of what it's truly like to live with a mental illness.
Real and raw mental health stories
These posts are all about the reality of living with a mental illness, and the parts of mental illness we don't often talk about. Click the link to discover real and raw mental health stories of what it's truly like to live with a mental illness.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Lockdown has been difficult at the best of times, and there's no blueprint of what to think or feel during this time. What you need to remember is its okay to feel whatever you are feeling, and your mental health is still important during this time. Click to read the 7 things you may be feeling during lockdown. Parathyroid Symptoms, Hyperthyroidism Symptoms, Hypothyroidism Treatment, Hashimotos Thyroiditis, Thyroid Health, Thyroid Gland, Mental Health, Happy Alone, Graves Disease
7 things you may be feeling during lockdown
Lockdown has been difficult at the best of times, and there's no blueprint of what to think or feel during this time. What you need to remember is its okay to feel whatever you are feeling, and your mental health is still important during this time. Click to read the 7 things you may be feeling during lockdown.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Loneliness is actually quite common among those living with depression. It's hard not to isolate when you're really suffering. Click to read about living with the loneliness that comes with depression and anxiety. I Go To Work, Nice To Meet, Going To Work, Loneliness Depression, Always Alone
Loneliness and depression
Loneliness is actually quite common among those living with depression. It's hard not to isolate when you're really suffering. Click to read about living with the loneliness that comes with depression and anxiety.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
I've lived with depression since I was a child, and have been recovering ever since. These are the things I have found to help me cope with daily life and manage my depression symptoms daily. Click the pin to read more. Health Websites, Hoovering
5 things I do to manage my depression
I've lived with depression since I was a child, and have been recovering ever since. These are the things I have found to help me cope with daily life and manage my depression symptoms daily. Click the pin to read more.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
I've grown up with anxiety, and so I can't imagine what my life would be like without it. This letter is all about the things I've learned because of my anxiety, and how I plan to go forward and improve my mental health. Growing Up, Improve Yourself
Dear anxiety: an open letter to my mental health
I've grown up with anxiety, and so I can't imagine what my life would be like without it. This letter is all about the things I've learned because of my anxiety, and how I plan to go forward and improve my mental health.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Whether you're looking to improve your mental health, or read about experiences with mental illness, you will find it here. Click the pin to find my posts all about your mental health. Health And Wellbeing
All about your mental health
Whether you're looking to improve your mental health, or read about experiences with mental illness, you will find it here. Click the pin to find my posts all about your mental health.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Living with depression comes with a variety of challenges that most people wouldn't even think about. Here are 5 of the things people with depression find difficult, that 'normal' people don't have to worry about. Normal People, Cope, No Worries
5 things that are difficult because of depression
Living with depression comes with a variety of challenges that most people wouldn't even think about. Here are 5 of the things people with depression find difficult, that 'normal' people don't have to worry about.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Working while living with a mental illness can be really tough. There are so many aspects of work which can affect your mental health, and so many aspects of your mental health that can affect work. This is what it truly feels like to struggle with your mental health at work. Mental Health At Work, Tummy Bug
2 ways your mental health can affect work
Working while living with a mental illness can be really tough. There are so many aspects of work which can affect your mental health, and so many aspects of your mental health that can affect work. This is what it truly feels like to struggle with your mental health at work.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
It can be hard to admit when you need to slow down and give yourself a break. But for the sake of your mental health you sometimes just need to. Here are 5 reasons you may need to take a break, in order to improve your mental health.
5 reasons you need to take a break to improve your mental health
It can be hard to admit when you need to slow down and give yourself a break. But for the sake of your mental health you sometimes just need to. Here are 5 reasons you may need to take a break, in order to improve your mental health.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Grounding techniques are a great tool for battling anxiety, and panic attacks in particular. They can help to bring you back to reality, distract you brain and feel better. These 5 simple grouding techniques are a great place to start if you suffer with anxiety and panic attacks. Anxiety Tips, Deal With Anxiety, Stress And Anxiety, Dealing With Panic Attacks, Anxiety Panic Attacks
5 simple grouning techniques for Anxiety
Grounding techniques are a great tool for battling anxiety, and panic attacks in particular. They can help to bring you back to reality, distract you brain and feel better. These 5 simple grouding techniques are a great place to start if you suffer with anxiety and panic attacks.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Anxiety is a hard mental illness to live with. You never know when it's going to strike and it can take your whole day with it. Here is my run down of a day in the life of anxiety, what it's like living with a mental illness like this every day.
Living with anxiety every day
Anxiety is a hard mental illness to live with. You never know when it's going to strike and it can take your whole day with it. Here is my run down of a day in the life of anxiety, what it's like living with a mental illness like this every day.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
This analogy for depression is my attempt at explaining what it truly feels like to live with this mental illness every day. It's hard to describe what it's like to live with depression and anxiety, but it's good to try in order to raise awareness and end the stigma.
Living with depression every day
This analogy for depression is my attempt at explaining what it truly feels like to live with this mental illness every day. It's hard to describe what it's like to live with depression and anxiety, but it's good to try in order to raise awareness and end the stigma.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Lacey London's Anxiety Girl is an amazing book showing the true reality of living with anxiety. I definitedly recommend it if you're looking for more insight into what it can be like to live with this mental illness. Life Before You
Anxiety Girl: An amazing book about mental health
Lacey London's Anxiety Girl is an amazing book showing the true reality of living with anxiety. I definitedly recommend it if you're looking for more insight into what it can be like to live with this mental illness.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Lockdown has meant a lot of changes for all of us, and even though it's easing a bit now it's still not quite back to normal yet. Here are some great, and simple, ways to protect your mental health when you're stuck inside and social distancing. Youtube Workout, Stuck Inside
8 ways to protect your mental health when you're stuck inside
Lockdown has meant a lot of changes for all of us, and even though it's easing a bit now it's still not quite back to normal yet. Here are some great, and simple, ways to protect your mental health when you're stuck inside and social distancing.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a common treatment for many mental illnesses, as well as chronic fatigue syndrome. It's used widely to help treat these conditions, and it can be really tough to go through - but worth it. Here is my experience. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
How Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) has improved my mood
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a common treatment for many mental illnesses, as well as chronic fatigue syndrome. It's used widely to help treat these conditions, and it can be really tough to go through - but worth it. Here is my experience.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
When you struggle every day with mental illness, there's a lot of things people don't understand. They may not understand that you're not grumpy, or lazy, or being mean. You are simply struggling. Read more to find out what it's like living with this negatvie stigma and trying to fight it every day. People Dont Understand
Mental health - living with the negative stigma of mental illness
When you struggle every day with mental illness, there's a lot of things people don't understand. They may not understand that you're not grumpy, or lazy, or being mean. You are simply struggling. Read more to find out what it's like living with this negatvie stigma and trying to fight it every day.
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care
Philippa Claire | Mental Health | Chronic Illness | Self Care