Mental Health Therapy From Dogs There are many reports about how humans can gain positive mental health therapy from dogs. We know that stroking a pet can reduce blood pressure and increase levels of serotonin and dopamine which reduce stress levels. Also, studies show that pet owners have lower cholesterol and triglycerides which prevent heart... Continue Reading →
Short Inspirational Quotes to help with Depression and Anxiety
Short Inspirational Quotes to help with Depression and Anxiety Some days you just need a little push in the right direction or a little motivation to help you get on with your day. I don't like long quotes or preachy ones but short inspirational quotes are easy to remember. I have put together a few... Continue Reading →
Inspiring Poetry to Soothe the Pain of Depression
Inspiring Poetry to Soothe the Pain of Depression In a world of social media when everyone appears to be having a wonderful time, do we have unrealistic expectations and leave ourselves open to disappointment? This is a question I was debating in my mind. when I wrote this poem. In Mental Health Awareness Week I wanted... Continue Reading →
Hope….An Inspirational Poem by Kate Hanford.
This is a poem that I wrote for a friend who is going through a bad time, just to let her know that I'm there for her. Maybe someone else will find the words comforting. HOPE You have to believe, that all will be right In the longest of days and the coldest of nights You... Continue Reading →