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Category: Mental Health

Sleep & Mental Health

November 19, 2020 2:09 pm

We spend, on average, approximately a third of our life asleep. Along with eating, drinking and breathing, sleeping is one of the pillars for maintaining good mental...

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Ways to relieve Stress and Anxiety

November 4, 2020 9:21 am

What is stress? Stress is the body’s way of responding to excessive or too many pressures. Our body goes into the fight or flight or stress response mode in order to handle the overwhelming feeling of not being able to cope. When we feel stressed our nervous...

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Social Media effects on your Mental Health

May 18, 2020 10:19 am

Excessive use of Social media can cause feelings of stress and anxiety. These feelings can be heightened during a normal week, let alone a global pandemic in which the internet is full of news and articles bombarding you with figures and fact, some of which are...

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Supporting someone with a mental Illness

February 10, 2020 11:32 am

‘1 in 4 people experience mental health problems’ NHS Whether you are a family member, friend or carer supporting someone with a mental illness can be challenging at times. You would know how to take care of a loved one...

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Loneliness at Christmas

December 23, 2019 10:50 am

Loneliness can feel different for everyone. You may choose to be alone and live happily without much contact with other people, while others may find the lack of contact a lonely experience. A study by The Co-op and the British Red Cross reveals over...

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