Inner Critic

In Western societies, confidence is valued. High self-esteem is considered a personal strength. In order to build confidence levels, we tell our children they are special.

You should stay away from your potential.  You don’t want to find out that the most you could possibly achieve if you gave it your all and devoted yourself to improving yourself … would be maybe eating less cheesy snacks. – Dylan Moran

Depression Head

Most of our emotional brain function happens in the Limbic system where neurotransmitters such as serotonin (which stabilises mood), dopamine (makes us feel pleasure) and GABA (calms anxiety) all play a role in our emotional wellbeing. Sometimes our complex emotional system falters and we receive either excessive or insufficient amounts of these neurotransmitters and depression […]