Bulimia is an eating disorder and mental health condition. People who have bulimia go through periods where they eat a lot of food in a very short amount of time (binge eating) and then make themselves sick (purging), use laxatives (medication to help them poo) or do excessive exercise, or a combination of these, to try to … Continue reading What is Bulimia?
Self-harm, also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, usually done without the intent of suicide. Self harm has a stigma attached to it, with non-suffers often assuming the only reason for this behaviour is to garner ‘attention’. However, this behaviour is often routed in psychological suffering and provides … Continue reading Why do People Self-Harm?
Once you decide you would like to get therapy, you have to go through the process of finding the therapist that is right for you. This can be a daunting task so I have compiled a list of things that could help you narrow down your options and get the most out of therapy. Decide … Continue reading How to Choose a Therapist
Massage therapy has been praised in recent years due to its effect on both physical and mental health. Massage is the manipulation of soft tissues in the body. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The purpose of massage is generally for the treatment of body stress … Continue reading Effects of Massage on Mental Health