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declutter your mind

declutter your mind

Most of us are familiar with the benefits of decluttering our physical space, but what if we could declutter our experiences and thoughts in the same way we do with our clothes? We’re continually...

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living with social anxiety

living with social anxiety

When I said I Had Plans, I Lied. What it's really like to have social anxiety. I don’t feel guilty for declining invitations if I’m sick. So why do I feel ashamed to admit that I’m feeling...

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cannabis and your mental health

cannabis and your mental health

Risks of cannabis use for mental health treatment outweigh benefits. A new study shows evidence of positive outcomes is scarce while symptoms can be exacerbated. The use of cannabis medicines to...

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insomnia: you can beat it

insomnia: you can beat it

When your mind won't switch off at night, sleep becomes a distant dream. Sarah Plater spent over a decade looking for a cure, only to realise that she already had everything she needed. Falling...

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a mental health break from work

a mental health break from work

Should we ask our bosses for a mental health break every few months? In the last month, several celebrities have announced that they are taking a break after an intense working period. Ed Sheer...

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from panic to public speaking

from panic to public speaking

When my anxiety was at its peak, I had multiple panic attacks every day. My body was always on high alert, fight-or-flight always active, heart-rate always elevated. My “worst case scenario” mind...

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depression and your sleep

depression and your sleep

The complicated relationship between depression and your sleep: Depression and sleep have a complex relationship. Often, said relationship is very all-or-nothing, with the sufferer either finding...

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improve your mental fitness

improve your mental fitness

A daily plan to improve your mental fitness: With a growing awareness and understanding of mental health problems – and an acceptance that they can happen indiscriminately to anyone – we are slowly...

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just relax

just relax

How idleness ignites imagination: "There is no rest for the weary." This mindless maxim guides our modern lives and directs us to persevere and refuse respite from our frenzied schedules...

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what is cyber self-harm?

what is cyber self-harm?

Nasty messages, vicious comments – we’ve all seen or heard about online trolling, but what would cause someone to send such hurtful comments to themselves? Being a teenager is tough. This is often...

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your appearance: mental health

your appearance: mental health

The beauty industry is finally taking note of mental health issues with a more holistic approach and it’s about time. How our beauty rituals have become more therapeutic thanks to an industry shake...

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intersex: here's what that means

intersex: here's what that means

I’m Alex, and I'm an intersex young person. I started puberty a bit late, so I went to a doctor and he ran some tests. He told me that I had high levels of testosterone, and introduced me to the...

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