Tag: depression

Mental Health Therapy From Dogs

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…

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…