6 Tips to take care of mental wellbeing during the pandemic

A return to how life was at the start of 2020 is some way off. Covid -19 has changed our daily lives in many ways and keeps straining our mental wellbeing. Throughout this pandemic, it is common to hear people experiencing high levels of  stress, anxiety, irritability and insecurity. The uncertainty and worries about the […]

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Mental Health and BAME: How we can improve access to care?

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Mental health and BAME In England and Wales, nearly a fifth of individuals come from a BAME (Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic) background. When it comes to wellbeing, the mental health of BAME communities is vital because people from these communities frequently face individual and societal challenges which will affect access to healthcare and overall […]

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How to Prepare for Your Online Therapy or Life-Coaching Session

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Online Therapy and Life-Coaching In today’s hectic world of non-stop stress and anxiety, where time to talk is precious and even more essential than ever, online therapy has a considerable number of advantages. Online therapy gives you the chance to talk to your therapist from the comfort of your own home or workplace or wherever […]

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How to Stay Mentally Healthy in Times of Social Distancing

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Social Distancing and Staying Mentally Healthy   At the beginning of lockdown, social isolation, restrictions on our activities, and limited contact with our friends due to Covid-19 were relatively bearable. Now, for many, after months of social distancing, it is not. Many people are beginning to experience a severe decline in their mental health during this […]

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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 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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