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What is Burnout and How Can I Deal With it?

What is Burnout and How Can I Deal With it?

What is burnout?   In 2019, the World Health Organisation recognised burnout as an ‘occupational phenomenon’ and in the current context of a pandemic, several lockdowns, and working from home, burnout has never been more relevant. But what is burnout?  ...
How Financial Struggles Can Affect Mental Health

How Financial Struggles Can Affect Mental Health

At Miricyl, we are focussed on improving access and availability of mental health resources and services to children and young people. Through our three focal points of education, treatment matching, and self-care, we are enabling people to take charge of their mental...

I would like to improve my mental health

The current global events unfolding in front of us, combined with the daily struggles and pressures we all experience, can have the potential to impact our mental health levels as we navigate our lives. This blog post introduces practical, but scientifically-proven,...
Manic depression and its impact on children.

Manic depression and its impact on children.

I have two children. When my ex and I split they were 8 and 6. That was more than 7 years ago. I spent much of the first few years crapping myself that my ex would do herself a mischief and hurt the children. As father, I was not the primary carer. I had them exactly...
A professional’s story

A professional’s story

“I have suffered depression a few times in my life, most notably in my mid 20’s, but fortunately managed to pull myself out of the black hole. I am lucky that I don’t slip into the spiral on a frequent basis, but when it has happened it feels a helpless place...
Patience – Not a story, just some thoughts.

Patience – Not a story, just some thoughts.

1.       Patience because you usually feel better than you are. Like wanting to leave a hospital or going back to work before the doctor lets you, trustthe advice you are given, just do not make it blind trust. 2.       Patience with your loved one or friend when they...
There’s Always Light At The End Of The Tunnel.

There’s Always Light At The End Of The Tunnel.

I am writing this piece because it is something that I am not afraid to speak about and I feel it may be of benefit to somebody out there. I believe my story is extremely unique and if my story can help even one person in any way, shape or form… then it would take...

Overcoming Mental Health In School.

Charlie was a member of Simon’s class in middle & upper primary but had had dealings with them in the earlier years as well. Charlie’s background was from a split family whose mother when born, was drug dependent. Charlie was born small and drug dependent. After...