Mental Health

15 Ways to be a Happier Person

It may feel like happiness is out of reach and impossible right now. But it is always within reach. There are proven scientific ways that can help bring your mood to it’s happiest level and help you become a happier person. Happiness is a direction, not a place. Whether it’s because things haven’t quite gone

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What is Self-Harm?

Bullying can be a major cause of self-harming and is often misunderstood.

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What Actually is Depression?

If you are currently feeling suicidal, find out where you can support here. As a counsellor, I have had many clients over the years describe their depression to me as a deep, dark fog.  Many feel like there is no escape and that they are stuck in this darkness with so little energy to do

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Six Things You Can Do If You Are Worried You Have An Eating Disorder

What is an eating disorder? Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses, characterised by disordered eating behaviour that might include restricting the amount of food eaten, eating very large quantities of food all at once, countering food eaten through purging or excessive exercise, or a combination of these. It’s important to remember that they’re not really

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How to Tell Someone You Love About Your Eating Disorder

Talking to someone you love about your eating disorder is never an easy conversation. We all want to keep those we care about free from pain, and if we feel like we are the ones that are going to be causing it, opening up can be an extremely tough ask.  Whilst this is true for

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How to Meditate in 10 Steps

So you’re completely new to the world of meditation? Don’t sweat it, we’ve got you covered with this super easy guide which will walk you through the basics… the benefits of meditation are endless, but don’t take our word for it, try it out for yourself! 1. Just sit down When beginning to learn to

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Busted: 7 Eating Disorder Myths That Are Not True

Eating disorders can be tricky to handle. If you have one, or know someone who does, it can be tough to know what’s happening or sort fact from fiction. There are lots of things that we often automatically think are true about eating disorders that actually are not, and there lots of different types that

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This is What OCD is NOT

For years, the real meaning of what it is to live with OCD has been manipulated. We want to change this, and really see and understand what everyone that has OCD deals with on a daily basis. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, OCD, a mental health condition where symptoms include intrusive unwanted thoughts which for some, lead

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10 Things You Need to Know About Confidence

Feeling like you have no confidence? We’re here to tell you that confidence is not a natural thing. For most other people, confidence comes and goes. Nobody is born full of confidence or feeling unconfident. Confidence is a feeling that people develop and work on over time. If bullying has made you feel low on

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5 Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem

We’ve come up with 5 tips that you can do from the comfort of your own bed to boost self-esteem. And most importantly, they are all FREE, because despite what adverts or celebs might try to flog you online, you don’t need to part with your cash to feel good about yourself.

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