December 14, 2020
Healthy vs. Unhealthy Coping Strategies
Examples of unhealthy coping strategies: • Drug or alcohol use• Overeating• Procrastination• Sleeping too much or too little• Social withdrawal• Self-harm• AggressionExamples of healthy coping strategies:• Exercise• Talking about your problem• Healthy eating• Seeking professional help• Relaxation techniques (e.g. deep breathing)• Using social support• Problem-solving techniques
December 07, 2020
10 Steps to Changing Unhealthy Habits
1. Identify the habits you want to change. This means bringing what is usually unconscious (or at least ignored) to your awareness. It does not mean beating yourself up about it. Make a list of things you'd like to change, and then pick one. 2. Look at what you are getting...
November 18, 2020
Stress Management Self-Care Strategies
What is Self-Care? Conscious and continual, love and attention for yourself. The constant repetition of healthy habits that soothe you emotionally, physically and mentally. Physical self-care Activities that help you to stay fit and healthy Develop a regular sleep routine (6 to 9 hours). Aim for a healthy diet...
October 29, 2020
Blue Ocean Life Nation Interview Series: Marc Bates
Marc Bates is an art wedding photographer based in the UK. Wedding photography had been a side hustle of mine from 2011 until 2016. After a battle with my mental health I decided to leave the corporate world behind. I decided I would turn my side hustle into a full time business,...