This is my third post on the topic of gloomy thinking. Previously I asked the question, what are low moods? Then I looked at ways of identifying gloomy thinking. I concluded by saying I’d look at some self-help techniques to help turn things around. So on that note, here we go!
One important thing about self-help, or for that matter... Read more
This is my second post on the topic of eating anxieties, where I consider the physical and emotional effects of eating anxieties and ways to weigh up the reasons to change.
Previously I pointed out that some people get so anxious about their weight, shape and diet that it affects their life. If this occurs it’s called an eating... Read more
This morning I’m having gloomy thoughts. Despite the fact it’s halfway through May the weather is cold enough to put the heating on. It has been pouring with rain for hours and the prospects for getting out and about (in anything other than a thick coat) today or the rest of the week are poor. Oh well, on with other activities I... Read more
Low moods have a way of affecting us completely. Because the onset of low moods is often gradual it can hard to pinpoint a time when things started to go wrong. Sometimes it’s other people who point out the changes and it can come as a surprise that others have noticed. But we shouldn’t really be surprised because low moods affect... Read more
What’s the matter with those people who always seem introverted, gloomy and never have any fun? Are they depressed? Maybe they have dysthymia, often thought of as a mild but chronic form of depression. Or just maybe there’s nothing wrong with them at all?
Over the years this is something that has exercised the minds of many... Read more