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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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stress and depression: the link

stress and depression: the link

The link between stress and depression, and the 10 simple words that could help. Neurological insights into how the brain processes stress, and how it can develop into depression, have led to new...

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tame your reactive emotions

tame your reactive emotions

Tame reactive emotions by naming them: By labelling an emotion, we can create distance between ourselves and our experience that allows us to choose how to respond to challenges. It was a...

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what is eco-anxiety?

what is eco-anxiety?

Pollution, wildfires, rising sea levels, thinning ice sheets. We often hear how humans are damaging the planet, but for some people climate change is an overwhelming worry that has a big impact on...

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anxiety in men

anxiety in men

Anxiety in men: you may not know you have it. That tickly cough, excessive drinking — signs of a male mental health crisis can easily be missed. I still remember the cough. Furry, tickly and...

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have you tried nunchi?

have you tried nunchi?

“I tried Nunchi in a bid to ease my social anxiety – and this is what happened": Poorna Bell tried nunchi – the Korean secret to happiness – to help her be less self-conscious and awkward in social...

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