Setting Goals are important but they don’t have to stay a dream. Recovering from an injury is hard work. It takes up a lot of your time and energy, not just physically but your emotional energy as well. Setting a goal can help you make the most of this energy and isn’t as hard as it seems. What[…]
We all know the benefits of exercise. When we are injured the choices of exercise can seem limited though. Sports are generally out of the question but what is left? And are there benefits to them? Walking Is widely recognised as the best gentle exercise available. It works your heart, your lungs, your legs and[…]
I will start off by telling you what depression isn’t. I will write briefly about anxiety, then write about suicide. I will share with you the people willing to help you if you are concerned about yourself, or someone around you. It’s important to remember that depression is an illnesses, not a weaknesses, its not for life[…]
Caring for an injured partner is not an easy task. Caring for yourself can be even harder. When a loved one is injured it is automatic that we try our best to help them be safe and recover. Be it a son, daughter, friend, partner, father or mother our own sense of self is impacted[…]
According to The Royal Australasian College of Physicians there is strong evidence to suggest that people who are injured at work and claim compensation for that injury have poorer health outcomes than people who suffer similar injuries but are not involved in the compensation process. Its seems obvious from their research report that the system[…]
Funny things, our bodies. In one sense we use our food intake to regulate our daily lives, dividing the day up into breakfast, lunch and dinner. In another very real sense we use food to regulate how we feel. But in every sense food has a significant affect on our health and the more healthy[…]
Author: Dr Linda Gask Original story posted: 25 February 2017 The guardian online newspaper Listen to them, look after yourself, and make sure they are seeking professional help Prevention is better than cure. Be aware of the things that trigger depression and self-destructive behaviours, such as working too hard, placing unrealistic expectations on themselves, being overly self-critical. Learn[…]
Add a work place injury physical or psychological and raising children can feel like a nightmare.
After an injury most parents find their parenting style changes, they accommodate their new situation into their parenting and adjust. So does the child, and with anything else, this can have good results, or bad. The tool to making parenting after one or both parents have had an injury is always the same. Think about what you are doing plan a new strategy, be open and honest with your child (given their age and capacity to understand) and seek help if you need it.