Self-Help

Scared of Failing Exams? Here’s 6 Things You Can Do To Overcome That Fear

Exams suck right?! Unfortunately though, they are an unavoidable part of life for pretty much every single one of us. So often, fear of failure and exam jitters can get in our way when it comes to preparing and performing our best in exam situations (not to mention turning even the worlds neatest handwriting into

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4 Ways to Ground Yourself if You Are Stressed

Do you ever feel like you are losing control and spiralling into panic? You feel so stressed you don’t know what to do?  Often when we feel intense stress it’s because our brain and body have taken over and feel threatened and unable to cope. But doing some grounding activities will likely help your body

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4 Warning Signs You Might Be Stressed

Stress in small doses can be a good thing. It can help push us to get things done on time. It can give you the adrenaline rush to cope with some scary situations. Experiencing stress is a normal part of being human and with each stressful experience you are likely to become more resilient and

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7 Tips for Combating Loneliness

So this week is Loneliness Awareness Week. Even though it might seem like we’ve all got hundreds of friends and followers on social media, it is still really common to feel alone, or have friends or family who are dealing with it. Thanks to keeping social media in our pockets, it’s super easy to connect

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A Guide to Overcoming Stress – Stress Reprogramming

When you’re going through a stressful situation, it is often really difficult to remove yourself from it and to see everything for what it really is. When there are multiple things happening all at once, it can become really overwhelming and tricky to figure out a way forward. Here’s our guide to overcoming stress through

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How to Help the Environment and Your Mental Health

Nowadays it can feel like there is a massive disconnect between us in nature, whether it’s due to built-up urban areas, or our jobs just keeping us inside longer. Sometimes it can be overlooked how much nature can help us in feeling better within ourselves. It’s easy to stay inside, especially in these winter months

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5 Gaming Skills That Will Make You Successful in the ‘Real’ World

For many people, gaming isn’t just entertainment for them, it is a part of their lives every day allowing them to relax, socialise with their friends or just find some escapism. You may hear that playing games is a waste of time and that your time would be better spent outside with your friends, but

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5 Tips on How Not to Deal With Defeat

No one likes to lose. From screaming and stamping your feet when you are little kid to maybe getting a little bit too upset and the games controller magically somehow flying across the room by itself, losing can really bring out a weird and quite angry side of most of us. Plus, we can’t even

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How Can I Talk About My Mental Health?

I often see online that it’s good to talk about mental health, but I know the reality can be really hard for many people. What makes it so hard? We can’t see mental health as there are often no visible signs, which can make it difficult to let people know when we are struggling. Are

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9 Ways To Be Vulnerable Without Getting Hurt

Being vulnerable isn’t just for couples, it is important for friendships and any relationship in your life to get to a deeper level. It can be a very difficult thing to do, if it’s something that you’re not used to doing. Whether you’ve been hurt in the past by being open with a friend or

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