How Can We Challenge the Stigma Surrounding Depression?

[author title=”Laura Muth” author_id=”Laura Muth”] Did you know that a quarter of the population experience some form of mental health problem at some point during their life? More specifically, depression has one of the most prevalent mental illnesses, with 1 in 3 people experiencing depressive symptoms at some point during their lifetime. Sadly, despite this … Read more How Can We Challenge the Stigma Surrounding Depression?

Relieving Shame and Cultivating Self-Compassion

[author title=”Laura Muth” author_id=”Laura Muth”][custom_headline type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”true”] Shame and eating disorders [/custom_headline]Individuals who have experienced abuse, neglect or trauma often become much more prone towards self-criticism. Therefore,  for those suffering with an eating disorder or body dysmorphic disorder, self-loathing and self-judgement are familiar rituals. There is often a great deal of shame surrounding eating … Read more Relieving Shame and Cultivating Self-Compassion

How Forgiving Yourself and Others Will Set You Free

[author title=”Laura Muth” author_id=”Laura Muth”] Forgiveness is a decision by which a person ceases to blame or resent someone by letting go of lasting feelings of bitterness or anger. The act of forgiving both yourself and others can often be challenging. The majority of us need time to process the pain we have felt and therefore … Read more How Forgiving Yourself and Others Will Set You Free

The Power of Positive Affirmations

[author title=”Laura Muth” author_id=”Laura Muth”] If you, like us, believe the phrase ‘you are what you think’, then life truly stems from your thoughts. At Recover, we advocate positive thinking and teach our clients that having an optimistic attitude can affect the outcome of just about any situation. Naturally, this is easier said then done and on … Read more The Power of Positive Affirmations

A Little Dabble about Womanhood

[custom_headline type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h2″ accent=”true”] What does being a woman mean to me? [/custom_headline] If I’m honest, I could list a whole bunch of things being a woman means to me, but I don’t think I have a single definition I could make. Being a woman is something so complex, but such complexity comes from also … Read more A Little Dabble about Womanhood

8 Rules when taking Medication

[author title=”Kate Sumner” author_id=”Kate Sumner”]Correct use of medications is a topic that comes up time and again in the clinic.  With this in mind I thought that a recap on the subject and why it is such a crucial part of our self care would be useful. Sometimes we need an extra helping hand.  This … Read more 8 Rules when taking Medication