Tag Archives: mental health

Modified Buddhism – Buddhism for Modern Society


Modified Buddhism in a nutshell Embrace Buddhism around close friends & family i.e. laugh at yourself, turn the other cheek, be generous, don’t be defensive etc Be nice to animals Take zero shit from people you don’t know well or … Continue reading

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Mental Health & The Polyvagal Theory


The Polyvagal Theory came about as a result of the work & research carried out by Dr Stephen Porges. It relates to the different levels of activation of the vagus nerve and the physical & mental states that occur as … Continue reading

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Feel Good Happiness Hack – Lockdown Walk


Not sure what the rules are elsewhere, but in the UK we are allowed out once a day for exercise. Green/outdoor exercises has been shown in studies to improve feelings of wellbeing (study here) Saunas have been shown to improve … Continue reading

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Anxiety is Fuel*


“We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic.” Cullen Hightower Don’t fight anxiety – use it. Equally, don’t fight resentment – use it as fuel. Exercise is my way of coping with anxiety. I feel … Continue reading

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Forget Mental Health Awareness – Just Stop Being a Cunt


Summary Be patient with everyone – depression causes memory problems as do SSRIs Don’t be aggressive – unless you’re willing to fight Accept that everyone is a product of their genes & their environment Don’t project when you feel down … Continue reading

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Supplements for Depression (That Work)


A few thoughts on depression before I start on the supplements… Depression is often a symptom of a physical illness or issue. Gut problems, chronic inflammation (often starting in the gut), allergies, brain injuries, thyroid issues – these are all … Continue reading

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Best Carl Jung Quotes


Carl Jung was an early advocate of analytical psychology and like Freud is well known for his work relating to theories of personality & the human subconscious. Whilst Freud’s work, was still rooted in 19th century theories regarding suppressed desires, … Continue reading

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We Are All One (Why Nobody Really Dies)


  It was World Mental Health Day yesterday. I’m not a huge fan of ‘awareness’ days, I think they bring problems but not solutions. I think depression is a problem that has a number of causes… Lack of exercise Poor … Continue reading

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Dr Rhonda Patrick – Vitamin D


Sourced from: FoundMyFitness Vitamin D Infographic. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with stress and illness. Although correlation does not necessarily equal causation (i.e. low levels of Vitamin D in stressed people, doesn’t mean it’s the vitamin D that’s … Continue reading

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NSI 189 Review (Suprising ‘Side Effect’)


NSI-189 Review – Updated 2019   NSI-189 is a nootropic drug & potential anti-depressant that is still in the clinical-experimental stages of research. It has been shown in studies to alleviate major depressive symptoms and to increase the size of … Continue reading

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