Anxiety

5 Things Your Body Does When You Have Anxiety

Anxiety is not just in your head, even though it might feel like it. It actually comes from the fight, flight or freeze response, which humans evolved to have in order to survive. Modern life means we are not often at risk of being attacked by a bear or a wolf, but the response is

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10 Quick and Easy Things To Do During a Panic Attack

Panic attacks can be really scary, especially when you don’t know what to do when one creeps up on you. We understand it’s not always easy to think clearly during a panic attack, but knowing a few basic things could help you overcome one faster, or help a friend who is having one. If you

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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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37% Of People Develop Social Anxiety As A Result Of Bullying

Are you feeling anxious after being bullied? You’re not alone. Ditch the Label research revealed that 37% of people surveyed in the Annual Bullying Survey developed social anxiety as a direct result of bullying. Social anxiety can vary from a bit of nervousness around new people to a crippling inability to connect with anyone in

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5 Tips to Stop You Overthinking Every Little Thing

Ever obsessed over something you said that someone could have been offended by, or thought way too much about a change in someone’s behaviour around you? Us too. Turns out, overthinking stuff is something that every one of us does from time to time, some of us more than others. We know it can drive

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Getting Over Bullying

In celebration of World Day of Bullying Prevention and Anti Bullying Week, here’s a little something to consider for those who have been bullied in the past and are looking forward to moving on! The bullying is over… Maybe you moved class, maybe you don’t work there anymore, maybe you even moved school. The point

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10 Things You Can Do to Destroy Your Travel Anxiety

Ever had that feeling in an airport that you would rather be anywhere else in the world than there? Us too. Travelling can be a major source of anxiety for most people. Plus, because it’s an unavoidable certainty if you want to head off on holiday, everyone is in the same boat (pun intended). We

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8 Things People with Anxiety Are Totally Sick of Hearing

So, if you have anxiety, you are probably pretty used to hearing certain stuff. It’s usually super well-meaning people like family and friends who, whilst lovely, don’t quite get it. We decided that everyone deserves a bit of a giggle, so we put together a list of 8 of the most annoying things you are

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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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“I Suffer Really Badly With Anxiety – Some Days It Can Be Completely Debilitating”: We Interviewed Lucy Spraggan

We talked to Lucy Spraggan about life in the public eye, mental health and coming out DtL: Hi Lucy! You have just released the very emotive ‘Dear you’ – you have said it is about the impact mental health can have upon us; what events inspired you to write the song? Lucy: I wanted people

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