Mental Health

Scared of Failing Exams? Here’s 6 Things You Can Do To Overcome That Fear

Exams suck right?! Unfortunately though, they are an unavoidable part of life for pretty much every single one of us. So often, fear of failure and exam jitters can get in our way when it comes to preparing and performing our best in exam situations (not to mention turning even the worlds neatest handwriting into

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4 Ways to Ground Yourself if You Are Stressed

Do you ever feel like you are losing control and spiralling into panic? You feel so stressed you don’t know what to do?  Often when we feel intense stress it’s because our brain and body have taken over and feel threatened and unable to cope. But doing some grounding activities will likely help your body

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6 Ways We Worry (And How to Stop)

We all get worried about stuff in our lives. It’s normal. But sometimes, that worry can escalate into something bigger, and so trying to reframe this and see things from a different perspective can really help us to prevent worrying too much.  There are these things called thinking traps, and these can make us get

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4 Warning Signs You Might Be Stressed

Stress in small doses can be a good thing. It can help push us to get things done on time. It can give you the adrenaline rush to cope with some scary situations. Experiencing stress is a normal part of being human and with each stressful experience you are likely to become more resilient and

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7 Tips for Combating Loneliness

So this week is Loneliness Awareness Week. Even though it might seem like we’ve all got hundreds of friends and followers on social media, it is still really common to feel alone, or have friends or family who are dealing with it. Thanks to keeping social media in our pockets, it’s super easy to connect

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A Guide to Overcoming Stress – Stress Reprogramming

When you’re going through a stressful situation, it is often really difficult to remove yourself from it and to see everything for what it really is. When there are multiple things happening all at once, it can become really overwhelming and tricky to figure out a way forward. Here’s our guide to overcoming stress through

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Why Your Friends Don’t Like You

When our “friends” stop talking to us it can feel like the end of the world. Sometimes our friends stop talking to us out of the blue, or they ignore us right to our faces. They may even write or say mean things to us online. Sometimes we are never given an answer from them

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How to Help the Environment and Your Mental Health

Nowadays it can feel like there is a massive disconnect between us in nature, whether it’s due to built-up urban areas, or our jobs just keeping us inside longer. Sometimes it can be overlooked how much nature can help us in feeling better within ourselves. It’s easy to stay inside, especially in these winter months

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Is Gaming Bad for Your Mental Health?

You’ve probably heard this a lot from your parents or teachers, the idea that gaming is bad for your mental health. Well we’ve debunked some myths about gaming, and this is a pretty big one. So how can it be good for you? Read on to find out more. How can gaming be positive for

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Top Tips to Finding Your Gaming Confidence

Starting anything new can be overwhelming to say the least. A new game or console can present a huge amount of fun and opportunity, but it can also be daunting as to where to start. To help you get that gaming confidence, we’ve got a list of top tips to help you get the most

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