How to Be Kinder to Yourself

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As Valentine’s Day approaches, your thoughts might be turning to love. You might give a card and a present to your other half, or do something nice for them, and while this is great, how often do you show yourself love and kindness? When your partner, or a family member or friend is ...

Who is Caring for the Carers?

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According to figures from the Carers Trust, there are around 7 million carers in the UK, and with an ageing population, this is only going to increase. Carers sacrifice a lot to look after their loved ones, but who cares for them? Many people in caring roles are stressed out, anxious, and ...

The Benefits of Mindfulness for Children

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Today’s children live very different lives from those in previous generations. While there are more opportunities for children and young people these days, there are also more restrictions and pressures. Remember when you were younger and you could play outside with your friends as long as ...

How to Improve Your Mental Health in 2020

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When we feel ill, we go to the doctor, and do everything we can to feel better, whether that’s by taking medication, trying to live a healthier lifestyle, or resting up. So why don’t we do the same when it comes to our mental health? When you’re feeling stressed and exhausted, do you ...

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Why the Festive Season is an Ordeal for the Socially Anxious

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The countdown to Christmas is on, and with it comes the office parties, family gatherings, and crowded shops. For people with social anxiety, the idea of running the gauntlet of festive busyness is a complete nightmare. What is social anxiety? Social anxiety is an overwhelming fear of ...

The Truth About Psychosis

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There’s a lot of misunderstanding around psychosis. If someone experiences psychosis, it doesn’t mean that they’re dangerous, even though the media would have you think that. A psychotic episode is an isolating and terrifying experience where you completely lose touch with reality. When ...
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