Self-Care

4 Ways to Set Boundaries With Your Parents

When we are children our parents (or other caregivers) are responsible for us. We must listen to what they say, as they keep us safe. However, when this constant watching over you continues when you are an adult it can be very annoying – right? You don’t want to continue to be treated like a

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9 Practical Things You Can Do to Keep Track of Your Mental Health

It’s funny how we can share our progress pics from the gym on Insta without a second thought, but we rarely share our emotional progress with each other. As a society, we’re not talking about mental health enough. We’re taught to look after our bodies in a million different ways but nothing is said about

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5 Ways to Deal With War Anxiety

It seems that we’ve only just come out of lockdowns, constant COVID testing and life felt like it was just getting back to normal. But now we’re having headlines about Russia invading the Ukraine, possible WW3 and how everything is getting really expensive and terrible. It can be easy to feel yourself becoming negative and

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Self dating, Self love and Valentines

February 14th…. Valentines day…. V-Day… Galentines Day…. Whatever you want to call it, it’s here. Some people ignore it, others celebrate it, for some it makes us feel sad, others happy or some people have no feelings towards it at all. Whatever your view on Valentines today, it’s important to remember it’s just one day

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25 Ways To Practice Self-Care

It’s quickly become the buzzword of the 21st century and for good reason. Here are 25 ways you can practice self-care. Psychologists describe self-care as anything that you do to look after your physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. Quite often, we neglect our self-care needs due to our increasingly busy and digital lifestyles, but it’s

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5 Ways to Help Manage Imposter Syndrome

I can’t handle this, everyone is going to find out soon enough. I’m not good enough. How did I get this? How did I end up here? Everyone knows I can’t handle it. I’m going to ruin this opportunity. I’ll never be good enough. These are just some of the thoughts that can plague you

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Blue Monday – A Short Guide To Surviving the Most Depressing Day of the Year

January is, arguably, the most depressing time of the year. This is corroborated by the fact it has even been awarded it’s own depression day – ‘Blue Monday’ (as if Mondays weren’t bad enough), which falls on the third Monday of the month. Yes, that’s today! Lucky us! Blue Monday – the Mondayest Monday out of

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How To Manage Intrusive Thoughts

Do you experience unwanted disturbing thoughts? Perhaps they feel like they come out of nowhere and you can’t get them out of your head. For some people, when they feel intense anxiety, their mind pulls their thoughts into the worst ever thing they can imagine. These intrusive thoughts don’t mean you are a bad person.

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50 Things To Do If You Can’t Sleep

So you can’t sleep huh? Tossing and turning in bed, desperately trying to drift off but you just can’t quite shut your brain up for 2 minutes to get enough peace and quiet to slip into the land of nod… we’ve all been there. Here’s a list of 50 different things you can do to

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The Ultimate Guide to Stress

Everyone gets stressed. What was once a useful evolutionary tactic to stop us from getting attacked by bears or falling into caves now leaves us with the same fast beating heart at the thought of exams, deadlines or personal issues. However, if stress goes on too long, it can have a lasting negative impact on

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