How to Deal With a Disabled Child

Give yourself time to adjust.  Worries are normal, and okay. It’s a lot to take in. You will be able to handle it. Reach out to others.  Look to disabled people who can remember their own childhoods, and supportive parents of disabled people who accept their differences.. Both groups of people can offer advice and … Continue reading

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Ways To Deal With Stress

 Sleep well. Whilst stress can interfere with sleeping, sleeping can also relieve stress. Too much stress can make us anxious, tense, can cause sleep problems and vice versa. Adequate sleep is crucial for daily function, general health and mental health. Take a nap.  The afternoon power nap can effectively reduce stress, improve your mood and increase … Continue reading

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Best Ways to Support Someone with Depression

Become informed Not totally sure what depression is or what it means for your friend? A really great first step in helping your friend is to find out more about depression – which will help you better understand what they’re going through. Once you can understand depression’s symptoms, course and consequences, you can better support … Continue reading

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Ways To Show Your Compassion To Help Other People

Listen To be compassionate means to not just hear, but to listen to others. Making it a point to look someone in their eyes and provide feedback throughout the conversation shows active listening, a tremendous skill to have and one that can show compassion.. Smile Smiling at another person is one of the simplest ways … Continue reading

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BENEFITS OF PEER SUPPORT

Meeting with people who speak your language: When you are in a support group setting, it’s common to share your experience and talk about what you’ve been through and what you’ve done — things that relate to why you are there and seeking support. It’s helpful to know that you are speaking to a group … Continue reading

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Best Ways to Support Someone with Depression

Become informed Not totally sure what depression is or what it means for your friend? A really great first step in helping your friend is to find out more about depression – which will help you better understand what they’re going through. Once you can understand depression’s symptoms, course and consequences, you can better support … Continue reading

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