Tag: Self-Compassion

  How to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey provides some practical tips for when someone is having suicidal thoughts. It’s important to have a way of dealing with suicidal thoughts. Roughly 1 in 3 therapy clients who present to a psychology practice with distress will experience some suicidal ideation at different points throughout their illness. One of the greatest… Read more »

  How to Improve Your Self-Acceptance

Clinical Psychologist Chris Mackey discusses some ways to improve your overall level of self-acceptance. This clip was taken from series 2, episode 2 of Destination Happiness.

  Self-Compassion Bolsters our Mental Health

Self-compassion is important for our mental health and wellbeing. Most of us will suffer from at least some form of mental distress at some point in our lives that could warrant some external help, especially after intense or prolonged periods of stress. There is now much less stigma associated with seeking help for such difficulties… Read more »

  Turning a Bigger Problem into a Lesser One

Many people find it very difficult to make a decision to see a psychologist. Often when they do so, this has already started a process of turning a bigger problem into a lesser one. Because commonly when people see a psychologist for the first time, they have two problems, or layers of problems. The first… Read more »