Self-Help

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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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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7 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Mental Health

Mental health… we all have it. Did you know that as a result of bullying, 44% had felt depressed and 41% felt socially anxious? The relationship between bullying and mental health is clear, but societally we tend to talk more about looking after our physical health as opposed to looking after our mental health, too.

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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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101 Ultimate Ways to Chill Out and Reduce Stress

Small amounts of stress are healthy and can help you get stuff done. But high levels of stress can have a serious impact on your mental and physical health so it’s important that you find ways to manage this.

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What Actually is Self-Harm? A Simple Guide

OK. So you’ve heard of self-harm and maybe you know people who do it. But do you actually know what it is and why people self-harm? Why do some people feel an urge to inflict pain on themselves? I can remember as a youth worker running mental health workshops in schools about self-harm and people

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Being Alone

Being alone is boring right? With no one to hang out with, you find yourself stuck twiddling your thumbs in your bedroom with nothing to do but catch up on work (*cough* Netflix *cough*). What you may not have discovered yet though is that being alone can be completely and totally amazing. It gives you

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Am I Being Catfished? Here’s How to Spot a Fake Profile

Don’t get us wrong, the internet can be a beautiful place – but sometimes, some people unfortunately aren’t who they say they are. We got our heads together to share our top tips for debunking a catfish.

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The Ultimate Summer Bucket List

It’s a pretty exciting time right about now if you’re finishing school: exams are over, there’s nothing you can do now but wait for results day. You have 6 weeks of uninterrupted adventures, long summer evenings, and quality time with your friends and family before you have to start adult-ing for real or return to

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5 Things to Do When You Feel Like Everyone Else Is Better Than You

With exams, results, new schools, colleges,universities and new friends who all do different and cool things – it can all feel extremely overwhelming right now. Our new mates all have interesting hobbies that you’ve never even thought of and everyone has different talents that you haven’t tried. It can be easy to forget what makes

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