Mental Health

10 Inspirational Women on Instagram You Need to Follow Right Now

It’s International Women’s Day and that can only mean one thing – a whole big bunch of content celebrating everything about being a woman! This year, we are celebrating with this awesome list of amazing Instagrammers and campaigners that you need to follow right now to fill your feed with some positive feminist vibes and

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9 Practical Things You Can Do to Keep Track of Your Mental Health

It’s funny how we can share our progress pics from the gym on Insta without a second thought, but we rarely share our emotional progress with each other. As a society, we’re not talking about mental health enough. We’re taught to look after our bodies in a million different ways but nothing is said about

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What are Invisible Illnesses? 6 Things You Need to Know

Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s not there. Whilst when we break a leg, get the flu or have an accident, everyone around us can see that we aren’t 100%, a huge amount of illness and disability is under the surface. These are often called invisible illnesses; but what are they and

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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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