Do you know about seasonal depression?

Seasons carry charms and beauty while setting a certain pace to life on Earth. Have you wondered about seasonal changes and their impact on humans? We do have seasons for a reason. Changes in the air lead to drastic changes in nature’s ecosystems. Animals and plants adapt their life routines and behaviours dependently from all […]

All I need is a happy thought.

All I need is a happy thought. One single happy memory or an aspiration to float on. I walk through the day like a particle bombarded by dust. I feel myself reduced to a circle that had lost its way. Some days are just too much when life is playing psycho. Some days, all this […]

Winter old and wise.

The freezing wizard, this is winter in the Northern hemisphere. For three long months, the sun is in its weakest and lowest point in our sky and the Earth’s temperature keeps falling drastically. All micro ecosystems are affected. Animal migrations take place, water and plants freeze, prey and food become scarce and our own behaviours […]

How does therapy work?

Familiarity turns around medication. An equation of chemicals playing within our bodies, delivering relatively fast and noticeable results. But away from medication, how does therapy work? I mean besides magical wands, how does a therapist help you relieve your load? Is it possible to work on your mental system without cutting you open? Surgery is […]

Welcome to the machine.

Mental images I have from cities are all grey with low colour contrast. I do not like high rise buildings blocking daylight, I do not like people left living on the street because of their mental or financial issues while so much indoor space is kept unused at night, I do not like noise and […]

The fear of therapy

People resist going to therapy. The reasons could be cultural, social, financial and most of the time the reason is anxiety. You and me and almost anyone would certainly fear going to see a mental health therapist but here are some facts that you oversee while worrying about starting a conversation with a professional. First: […]

Being normal.

A common social behaviour in humans is to negatively judge lifestyles that are different from traditions and social expectations. People leading uncommon lifestyles are rejected by their social group and considered unfit to be within the social circle. Being normal is not defined by being like everyone else. To the contrary, being normal is succeeding […]

The Echos of Silence.

Ladies and gentlemen greetings from the theatre of life. Tonight we welcome on stage our most hated guest, Clinical Depression. Behold the dark night, the dragger of chains through hollow chests and the destroyer of spirits. Some individuals have lived with the Knight for so long that they have become one. So many amongst us […]

Who’s your gut?

This article is about gut feeling, its scientific nature and its importance to our health and mental health combined. Be warned and buckle up as this article has some strong scientific facts about your reality and your functioning. First interesting fact is that in the digestive system, humans possess 200 000 000 neurons which is […]