Mental Health


How to practice gratitude for a happier life 15

Gratitude: A feeling of thankfulness and appreciation. How does being grateful make you happier? Being grateful and appreciating all of the things in your life from small to big is scientifically proven to make you a more positive person and generally happier. Don’t just take my word for it, there have been so many studies and articles on why gratitude is good for you! The 31 benefits of gratitude The science behind gratitude 10 reasons why gratitude is healthy 5 scientifically proven benefits of gratitude 7 scientifically proven benefits of gratitude How can you practice gratitude? Okay, so gratitude is […]

How to practice gratitude for a happier life. Turn being grateful into a regular practice for a happier life and better mental health.

How to look after your mental health when you're in pain. Struggling with your physical health and being in pain can leave you struggling with anxiety and depression. Here are 7 ways to look after your mental health while you're in pain on Milly's Guide.

How to look after your mental health when you’re in pain 8

Pain’s a bitch. For whatever reason and in whatever way, it is horrible when you are in pain. As well as looking after your body it’s important to look after your mind. When I am in pain it is normally from sciatica or headaches. I developed sciatica about 4 years ago. This is a really painful condition. It starts with pain in my lower back and then works it way down my leg. Sometimes it feels like a dull ache. Other times it can be a shooting pain At its worst the pain is so bad that I can’t move. […]


Why you need to open up about your mental health 23

Share your mental health story For a very long time I kept my mental health a secret. For over ten years I hid my worries, my low mood, my urges to self harm and my suicidal thoughts to myself. There was a part of me, a big part, that I was keeping secret. Keeping my anxiety and depression a secret was actually adding to my stress. It wasn’t making my mental health problems go away and it wasn’t making them any easier to live with. Every year on Time to Talk day Time to Change encourage all of us to […]

Why you need to open up about your mental health. Feel inspired to open about your mental health, anxiety, depression story.