Worried about Covid-19? Online Therapy Can Help…

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Online Therapy Can Help Coronavirus has affected us all in different ways. There are many worrying Covid-19 reports which seem to change every single day with different advice and recommendations, and for many of us, it can a daunting experience. Of course, this is an anxious time for everyone. Still, some people are more emotionally […]

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7 New Year’s resolutions for a healthy mind

Every new year we set about making New Year’s resolutions. Usually they’re related to our physical health: going on a diet, joining a gym or drinking less. But what about our mental health? Mental health is central to every part of our lives: how we interact with loved ones, how productive we are at work, […]

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8 Self Care Habits for a Better Mental Health

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Taking control of your mental wellness and all round well being can often get smothered underneath the demands of life. Through the pressure of work and managing a home, it’s easy to forget to make time for your own self-care. Making your mental health a priority is one of the most important things you can […]

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8 Tips to be Happy at Work

Many employers use a variety of workplace perks, ranging from free food to indoor rock climbing, to improve the happiness of their employees at work. This is good business: happy employees are more productive and motivated, as well as more likely to stick with a company. But even without an employer providing fancy benefits, it’s […]

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8 Mental Health Tips for the Christmas Season

December has arrived and Christmas is around the corner! The holiday season is a busy time for most. There is so much to do, attend and plan, which can bring up feelings of being overwhelmed, anxious, stressed, and depressed. This is also a time where people may feel acutely aware of the void left by […]

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What Is Anxiety

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Everyone feels anxious from time-to-time. Typically, it happens when we experience stress and tends to gradually subside after the high pressure moments have passed.  Anxiety is part of our body’s natural defences, a reaction to feeling under threat. It is an emotion that is characterised by feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and physical changes like […]

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Mindfulness: the art of living the present moment

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What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness. It’s a pretty straightforward word. It suggests that the mind is fully attending to what’s happening, to what you’re doing, to the space you’re moving through. Often our mind takes flight, we lose touch with our body, and pretty soon we’re engrossed in obsessive thoughts about something that just happened. And […]

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder and How to Manage It

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or Seasonal Depression, is a type of depression that typically arises during the colder, darker autumn and winter months. It’s thought that this happens for a few  reasons: 1. There’s less daylight and therefore vitamin D, which can lead to your serotonin levels being affected. Serotonin […]

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What is Depression?

Everyone feels sad at times, but major depressive disorder and other forms of depression are more than just feeling down. Depression causes persistent, long-lasting symptoms that can make even the most simple activities extremely difficult to take on.  Keep in mind that depression is a condition that can only be properly diagnosed by a health […]

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It’s ok to take a mental health day

Self-care is very important – it allows you to take care of not only your most basic physical human needs (hygiene, exercise, eating, drinking water, sleeping), but also your mental wellness (taking a break from work, meditation, reading). Many people, however, view self-care as unnecessary and self-indulgent. When it comes to mental health a lot […]

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