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Developing Empathy

Developing Empathy Developing empathy is a skill. We are not necessarily born with ‘inbuilt empathy, but we can certainly develop it (Positive Psychology, 2018). Empathy is the ability to understand the feelings and experience of someone else. Empathy is a deep and subjective understanding of another person (Corey, 2000, p. 179). It moves people to …

What is recovery

What is recovery What is recovery? Is recovery being free of medication? Is it having no symptoms any more of a given psychiatric condition? Is it never having any relapses? People interpret the term ‘recovery’ in various ways, and this includes different interpretations or meanings among people with lived experience along with health professions. What …

Caring for someone with depression

Caring for someone with depression This post is intended for carers, friends, family members or other significant people of those who are experiencing problems with depression. As a carer, a family member or somebody who is close to or who loves a person with depression, it can be frustrating to say the least as to …