A few interesting reads if you would like to understand more. I like to explain things in a simplistic manner so everyone can gain a real understanding.
Stress, what is it?
The Stress Response, according to Seyle (1956) is a signal to us that an event has occurred that is not expected or did not play out as we expected (or planned).
Our brain is quite simple really, it is like a big information storage facility. In a situation our brain does a quick google search., However, it looks for ANY information that possibly matches the current situation. For example, if I was searching for shoes, google would show me all the shoes you can wear on your feet, but, what if I was looking for horse shoes?
What is depression?
What are the two most common mental health problems today? Depression and Anxiety according to Mental Health Foundation. In my previous post, I answered the question about what is Anxiety, in this post, I would like to explore what is depression.
Depression is categorised as a feeling of low mood and energy, sadness, and hopelessness, to put it very simply. I will break down depression into its simplest form, I will describe each of the elements to help you understand it.