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dealing with trauma

dealing with trauma

What is trauma? Following a deeply disturbing or threatening event, or trauma, it is normal to feel distressed and overwhelmed. Traumatic events include actual or threatened death, serious injury...

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designed to be happy?

designed to be happy?

Humans aren’t designed to be happy – so stop trying: A huge happiness and positive thinking industry, estimated to be worth US$11 billion a year, has helped to create the fantasy that happiness is...

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menopause & your mental health

menopause & your mental health

The menopause is no joking matter - believe me: Over the last few days I have spoken to women in various states of emotional distress due to their menopause symptoms and the way that they have been...

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drugs, alcohol and mental health

drugs, alcohol and mental health

This article explains how using drugs and alcohol can affect your mental health. It also explains how you can get help to stop using drugs and alcohol. In this section, ‘drugs’ means recreational...

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overcome fear and anxiety

overcome fear and anxiety

Fear is one of the most powerful emotions. It has a very strong effect on your mind and body. Fear can create strong signals of response when we’re in emergencies – for instance, if we are caught...

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explaining depression

explaining depression

How to explain depression to people who don’t understand it: Anyone who has depression will be the first to tell you it’s an absolute hoot. A LOL-riot. A gala of pleasure. A carnival of...

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adult bullying

adult bullying

Adult bullying: It’s not just child’s play…We read and hear so much nowadays about children being bullied, especially in schools and online. But what about grownups? Those who are bullies in...

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autism spectrum disorder: adults

autism spectrum disorder: adults

What does autism spectrum disorder look like in adults? Awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adults has grown dramatically in recent years, which reflects both an increase in diagnoses...

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non-binary: becoming an ally

non-binary: becoming an ally

10 ways to step up as an ally to non-binary people: The 14th July is International Non-binary People’s Day, which aims to celebrate the wide range of people worldwide who identify as non...

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train your brain

train your brain

How to train your brain to go positive instead of negative: Our brain is not designed to create happiness, as much as we wish it were so. Our brain evolved to promote survival. It saves the happy...

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self-harm scars: no shame

self-harm scars: no shame

People with self-harm scars should be able to show their skin without shame. I’ve had a problem with self-harm since I was 13. That means I’ve been intentionally injuring my body for exactly...

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high-functioning depression

high-functioning depression

Yes, your hilarious friend can still be depressed. This ‘high-functioning’ depression is often easy to miss. Depression looks different on everyone, and never seems to appear quite how you thought...

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