Regret can seriously damage your health
June 28, 2019
By: Jenna Rachid
UKCP psychotherapist Windy Dryden recently urged readers of the Guardian to improve their mental health by letting go of regrets.
‘Take the psychological equivalent of cod liver oil.” Dryden quipped ‘It’s difficult to swallow …that yes, [life] would have been nice if you had made a different choice. But you could only have acted as you did at that time in those circumstances.’
Our real Brexit Bill might be the cost to mental health.
64% of people blame Brexit for negatively impacting their mental health, says a survey by Britain Thinks.
UKCP psychotherapist Julia Bueno spoke to Euro News, she says: ‘There is so much uncertainty and that is difficult for the human psyche.’
Do you want to find out more about Brexit anxiety? You can find more articles or listen to our podcast on anxiety here.
Why are Irish addicted to their phones?
Research published in the Irish Times suggests that Irish people check their phone 46% more than the European average. While 16% of 25 to 34 year olds admit to having arguments, once or several times a week, with their partners over mobile phone usage.
Phone addiction expert and UKCP psychotherapist Hilda Burke says: ‘Happy people don’t become addicts. If we don’t want to be left with ourselves, we want to fill that emptiness.’