Mental Health

7 Things You Can Do to Get the Confidence to Leave the House Today

Do you feel scared leaving the house? Perhaps you worry about being lost in an unfamiliar place or stuck in a crowd of people. Or maybe you think something bad might happen. If you find it hard to get the confidence to leave the house, you might be experiencing agoraphobia. This is an anxiety disorder

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What is OCD?

What actually is OCD? Sadly, the term OCD is thrown around a lot with people saying things like “I’m a bit OCD” merely because they like things to be clean and tidy. This is very unhelpful as OCD can be extremely serious and people struggling with it often feel acute anxiety.  OCD – which stands

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10 Social Expectations and Why It’s OK to Ignore Them

It’s time to say goodbye to meeting expectations There are so many expectations in society and whoever you are you probably feel immense pressure to live up to them. One of the reasons we strive to meet expectations and be perfect is probably because of what we constantly see on social media – we’re always

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Come Out and Dealing with Transphobia? Read This

For a long time, you have agonised over whether to tell your friends you are trans. Finally, you get the courage. You did it, you came out, what a relief. It took a lot of guts to be honest. However, you didn’t expect to be rejected. You wish your friends could accept you for who you

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Why We Shouldn’t Compare Our Mental Health

Mental health issues are a tricky thing. It’s something that nearly everyone in the world will have to deal with at some point in their lives. Whether it’s depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, PTSD or any number of other conditions, the amount of things that could potentially go wrong inside our brains seems pretty much

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Been Diagnosed With PTSD? Here Are Some Next Steps for You

Being diagnosed with PTSD might be leaving you with a load of different emotions. Maybe you are relieved to finally be able to put a name to what you have been feeling. But maybe you are also feeling scared about what this means and how you might be able to cope going forward. PSTD, which

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How to Talk to Your Mates About Mental Health

It’s World Mental Health Day! We know that talking about yours can be rough and pretty scary, so we have come up with this quick guide about how to talk to your friends about mental health. Talking to your pals about anything remotely serious can sometimes be a bit of a tall order, especially when

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Talking to your Parents about Mental Health

It’s difficult to talk about your mental health at the best of times but when it comes to telling your parents about a suspected problem you may have, it’s not uncommon to completely freeze up and be too scared to talk about it. It may be that you think your parents won’t understand or that they

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The Super Quick Guide to Making New Friends At a New School

Starting a new school in September? We got your back. We know starting over somewhere new, whether for exams like GCSEs or A-Levels, or just because you’ve moved away, can be super intimidating. It can be easy to worry that everyone will already know each other, or you simply won’t find your tribe there. That’s

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The Super Quick Guide to Making New Friends at Uni

We know that making friends is hard. You can’t just go up to a kid on the playground and offer to share your KitKat like you could in Primary School. It can be pretty scary to try to make friends as an adult. Now summer is drawing to a pretty rainy conclusion, and it’s time

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