Tag Archives: depression

How I overcame Depression & Suicidal Thoughts


I’ve had some discussions with mates, usually when they’ve had a few beers, about mental health and related issues. I’ve explained my issues since childhood and how I’ve managed to overcome them; but I could never coherently explain how I … Continue reading

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Psilocybin Mushrooms & Meditation


Meditation, is a way to control the ‘chimp brain’. The annoying little fucker that gives narrative to your life and judges everything and creates ‘ANTs’ – Automatic Negative Thoughts. Meditation enables you to dissociate from thoughts and emotions and just … Continue reading

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How to do The Wim Hof Breathing Technique


What is the Wim Hof Method? The Wim Hof technique has become increasingly well known in the self development and wellness circles. Thanks to the a number of scientific tests on Wim and subjects that Wim trained for several days, … Continue reading

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Joe Rogan Experience #968 – Kelly Brogan – Summary


  The overall theme is that Kelly Brogan, a qualified medical doctor, used to prescribe drugs to treat mental health problems with little success, but now uses lifestyle changes including personalised dietary guidelines (organic red meat is a must, no … Continue reading

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Jocko Willinks – Extreme Ownership


This is a pretty cool video and book¬†about taking ownership when things go wrong. This relates to the psychological state of ‘learned helplessness’ which is defined as: “a condition in which a person suffers from a sense of powerlessness, arising … Continue reading

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Psilocybin for Depression & Anxiety


Psychedelics & Mental Health Psilocybin is found in ‘magic mushrooms’ Disclaimer – eating the wrong mushrooms can kill you! Research from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine demonstrated that people showed a long term positive increase in mood after a controlled … Continue reading

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Journaling Gratitude for Wellbeing & Mental Health


Wee video I made: ¬† Gratitude Choose 3 things that you’re grateful for each day, and express why and how happy it makes you feel. For example: “It is awesome that I don’t have to pay for parking at work, … Continue reading

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