Bipolar Disorder: My World War 2

I became interested in Winston Churchill when I read his single-volume abridged version of The Second World War. I was eighteen and I remember it being a very long book that took me a good part of the summer to read. Little did I know at the time that we possibly shared a similar mental illness - Bipolar Disorder. Today…

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How CBT has helped me (Pt. 2)

So recently I read another CBT book this time by Christine Wilding.  The book is titled Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): Evidence-based, goal-oriented self-help techniques: a practical CBT primer (Teach Yourself).  I have spoken before about CBT in part 1 of my blog. This time I thought I would talk about the common faulty thinking styles that we all do and CBT helps…

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How CBT has helped me (Pt. 1)

I have mentioned quite often in previous blog posts and tweets how beneficial physical exercise has been to my mental health (particularly my mood) but there are other tools I apply from my mental wellbeing toolkit.  This article will explain how I use my understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help me every day and by writing this it…

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