Mental Health

You Can #BeThe1To Prevent Suicide

The 10th of September is World Suicide Prevention Day…. Director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline John Draper on how you can be the one to help prevent suicide Until about fifty years ago, we believed there was nothing we could do for people having a heart attack until they got to a hospital. Most heart attack

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10 reasons why being called “over sensitive” is actually a compliment

In society there are those who are “over sensitive”, those who are “insensitive” and those who are somewhere inbetween! We’re all different and that’s great! But for those who are often told they’re “over sensitive” or “too emotional” and often feel hurt – this is for you… Firstly, when someone who is sensitive is told

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Lucy Wood: The Power of the Teenage Girl…

With 37,000 subscribers and counting and over a million views on YouTube, Lucy Wood is absolutely owning the internet right now by speaking out about the things we’ve all been secretly thinking and feeling, from relationship advice to the ultimate shopping spree haul. DTL caught up with Lucy to discuss everything from Cyberbullying to why

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Am I Addicted to Social Media?

Social media; we love it, we need it and we aren’t getting rid of it anytime soon.

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The Science of Courage

We’re all familiar with those characters in movies who are the absolutely fearless warriors who run towards certain death only to emerge from the rubble victorious, with just enough strength to utter a cheesy one liner and snog the damsel in distress…. *yawn* 🙄 Well, guess what? Hollywood has fictitious tendencies – shock horror, right!?!?

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How’s Your Self-Esteem?[Quiz]

Self-Esteem Quiz Is self-esteem something you need to work on? Or do you have bags of the stuff? Take our self-esteem quiz to see if you’re lacking in self-love…   It’s so important that you embrace who you are and feel comfortable in the skin you’re in. Join our community to talk to someone about

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10 Things We Can Learn From 13 Reasons Why…

Whether you like it or not, the show 13 Reasons Why can teach us some seriously valuable lessons when it comes to school life, bullying, friendships and relationships. There’s a lot of talk going around about the show sensationalising issues faced by people under 20 so we thought it was about time we addressed some

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What to Do When You’re Angry

Anger is something that every single person will experience at varying levels. It’s completely normal to feel anger, it’s an acceptable emotion and there are healthy ways of expressing it and some not so healthy ways too. So, instead of boring you with the same old ‘anger management’ techniques like counting to ten and deep breathing

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“Guys Don’t Cry” – The Myths & Truths

Masculinity Myth #1 – Guys don’t cry. Our research shows that people associate masculine behaviours with strong and powerful characters. With 71% choosing ‘strong’ as a descriptor for masculinity, its no wonder guys think it’s not ok to cry! Some even think that crying a sign of weakness… 57% of American guys and 50% of British

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So You Have a Parent With a Mental Illness…

It can be really hard to deal with especially if the parent is your main caregiver. Here are some things you should probably read. Your parents are humans too. This is something which takes a while to realise, even though it seems basic AF. Often we just see the parentals as food givers, bedroom tidiers,

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