Coronavirus

Keeping Your Eating Disorder Recovery on Track at Christmas

Christmas can be a challenging time in your eating disorder recovery. There is a lot of pressure to socialise, eat in front of others, and a large focus on meals and snacks in almost every home. It is not something to fear though, and you have already come this far in your recovery journey.  This

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How the Pandemic Changed Me – By Joe Plumb

The coronavirus pandemic changed the way we all live and work and has affected mental health and wellbeing of the entire world.  For me, I can’t put into words how much I struggled at first. It was horrible. I felt so alone, so isolated. I felt like I was drowning in my own thoughts and

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11 Things that Can Lift Your Spirits if You’re a Student in Lockdown

Things might seem a bit bleak right now if you’re a student who’s been locked down in your university halls. The news has been dominated by stories of you guys being put into a lockdown that may or may not even be legal, and to be honest, we know it must really suck.  Keeping up

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If you’ve lost somebody to coronavirus, this note is for you.

Ditch the Label’s resident psychotherapist, Rebecca Barrie, explains the five stages of grief. We are being bombarded daily by death rate statistics – so frequent are the updates, and so high are the numbers, that it’s easy to forget that there are human faces behind the numbers – each one being a brother/sister/son/daughter. What if

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Feeling lonely during lockdown? Read this!

9 things to help combat loneliness during lockdown. Whew, what a time, huh? If you’re floating in and out of confusion at the moment, you’re definitely not the only one. Loneliness is one of the biggest challenges for many people during the lockdown. Being alone, or being stuck with the same people or person 24/7

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Struggling atm? Here’s how to deal with your emotions during the coronavirus crisis.

Emotions spilling all over the place? Taking it out on those around you? We feel ya, here’s what you need to know. What do you get when you stick 2 or more people into isolation for several weeks at a time? Arguments. Whether you’re in confinement with loved ones or battling it alone, there’s no

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Become a Misinformation Detective and Spot Coronavirus Fake News With These 5 Tips

Been tricked by fake news during the coronavirus lockdown? You’re not the only one… Been fooled by an audio note on Whatsapp or an article shared via Insta? You’re not the only one. Fake news (aka ‘misinformation’) is all over the place at the moment and we’re dodging coronavirus conspiracies and unofficial official announcements like

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The mental health benefits of having a routine and how it can help you combat coronavirus blues

The surprising benefits of having a routine during lockdown Are you struggling to fall asleep at night and sleeping bizarre hours? Are you spending most of your day feeling demotivated and struggling to focus? Do you feel more tired and lethargic than normal? If so, you may be relieved to know that you’re definitely not

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