Mental Health

How Not to Deal with Exam Stress

Exam season is right around the corner, which probably means that the notorious exam stress should be setting in right about… now? You just sat your mocks and didn’t do quite as well as you’d hoped? Or you got better than expected but still want to top it? Well, here are some Do’s and Don’ts

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Five Things We Tell Ourselves When We’re Struggling with our Mental Health (but probably shouldn’t)

When you’re struggling with your mental health it’s easy for your mind to play tricks on you. It can convince you of thoughts that stop you getting the help that you need. Often, it’s easier to downplay what you’re going through because admitting it can be really scary. There are certain thoughts that will play

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The basics of mindfulness: everything you need to know

Mindfulness is a word that is used a lot these days, and for good reason too. It’s a simple practice that can improve both your mental and physical health, boost self-confidence and help you see calm in stressful situations. It definitely sounds like something we could benefit from, but do we really know what it is?

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10 YouTubers hit back on uni being the “best years of your life”

At some point, you will have probably been told that your uni years are the best years of your life. This may be true for a whole lot of people, but it’s an ideal that comes with a whole lot of pressure. When the university life isn’t living up to expectations, its common to think “what am I

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Saffron Barker talks Bullying, Mental Health and Keeping it Real Online…

We’re excited to announce our newest addition to the DTL fleet of ambassadors – Saffron Barker. Not only is she a YouTube legend, she’s dedicated to helping us combat bullying! We caught up with Saffron to get to know each other a little better… Hey Saffron, Thanks for chatting with us! So, tell us a bit

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How Running helped Me with my Mental Health – Ditch the Label Marathon Runner, Sarah Knight shares her story

Running to Feel Better In 2007, I was diagnosed with anorexia – I think that is the first time I’ve actually typed those words! It was the same for me as it is for most people who suffer with any form of addiction; the anorexia was always there, bubbling under the surface waiting for a

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“Confidence isn’t just about physical aspects, but also mental ones too” – Shelby Lynch’s Top Ten Tips for Feeling Confident

Hi I’m Shelby!   I am a fashion, beauty and lifestyle vlogger, who has a disability called Spinal Muscular Atrophy. My passion is all about female empowerment, and women supporting one another. Too many people look in the mirror and don’t like the person who looks back at them and I think this needs to change!

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Maggy van Eijk: How to talk to your GP about your Mental Health

The best thing you can do when you’re struggling with your mental health is to reach out to a professional. However, taking that step can be a bit daunting. For some, it seems like a ginormous mountain you have to climb. How do you start? Where do you begin? Do you just come right out

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The Link between Diet and Mental Health as told by Nutritionist Lizzy Rose Clough

A healthy body equates to a healthy mind The link between nutrition and mental health is becoming increasingly more clear. Attention around the subject of mental health is growing, and rightly so, yet when it comes to improving and preventing problems such as depression or anxiety, nutrition is often the last resort. A nutritious diet

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“See life as a marathon and not a race”: Olympic sprinter Ojie Edoburun on New year expectations

As an Olympic GB sprinter, you would expect Ojie Edoburun to be all about focus, challenge and pushing limits. After all, nothing requires dedication quite like training for the Olympics! Having faced his own battles with expectation, Ojie wants you to realise that you don’t have to push yourself too hard to be successful….. Managing

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