Mental Health

Latest news and articles about mental health. Advice from experts on how to improve your emotional wellbeing, reduce stress and avoid burnout.

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    This 3-step method will help you deal with negative thoughts once and for all

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    This 4-step acupressure practice can help with anxiety

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    Why uncertainty isn’t always a bad thing (and how to start embracing it)

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How to release ‘pent-up’ emotions in a healthy and productive way

It’s time to have a cathartic release.

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Lauren Geall
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Dark evenings getting you down? Try the Nordic trend of koselig

Forget hygge; here’s why koselig is the ultimate Nordic trend to embrace this autumn and winter.

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Kayleigh Dray
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How to get comfortable – really genuinely comfortable – asking for help

Do you find it difficult to accept help from others? It’s time to talk about why this might be…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Feeling stressed? The ABC model can help you cope

It can help you become more optimistic too.

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Alex Sims
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Feel like there’s never enough time to get everything done? Try time blocking

Business coach Lisa Johnson credits time blocking with taking her from being £30,000 in debt to earning £4 million a year.

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Nadia Whittome MP speaks out about the challenges of taking time off work for mental health

“I was privileged to be able to take time of work to get better, but that should be a right for everyone.”

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Lauren Geall
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Learn to write powerful, positive affirmations (that actually work)

“These quick little statements can help boost your self-confidence and self-esteem.”

Posted by
Alex Sims
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Is returning to the office making your Sunday night anxiety worse? Try this

A mindfulness expert shares her top tip for dealing with work week dread.

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Lauren Geall
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5 questions to ask yourself to help you put your mental health first this month

Set yourself up for a fresh start this September with the help of these reflective prompts.

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Lauren Geall
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3 women describe the highs and lows of taking antidepressants

How antidepressants have affected the relationships, work and social lives of three young women.

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Amerley Ollennu
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How to handle the disappointment of a ‘nothing’ summer

Struggling to come to terms with the fact that September is almost here? Read this.

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Lauren Geall
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Katy Harrington
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“This 5-minute visual trick got me through the most intense week at work and now I’m a convert”

An editor tries The Curiosity Academy masterclass.

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How anxiety and depression can impact your memory

It’s more common than you might think.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Do negative news stories make you anxious? You could have a “sticky mind”

Here’s how to cope with this type of anxiety.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Feel exhausted even after the weekend? You’re not alone

Here’s how to cope with feeling ‘permanently burnt out’.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Gratitude journaling can help us to be more optimistic – here’s how to start

“Gratitude lists give us time to notice the little things and celebrate what brings us joy”

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Caroline Butterwick
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Are you out of ‘office-shape’? 10 ways to psychologically prepare yourself to return to your desk

Get ready for your first day with these tips from a psychologist.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Learn these therapist-approved techniques to cope with social burnout

From psychotherapist Anna Mathur.

Posted by
Alice Porter
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Alex Sims
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A 5-step guide to mastering mantra meditation to help ease anxiety

“Mantra meditation is associated with an increase in wellbeing and reductions in feelings of anxiety and fatigue.”

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How to use a week-long ‘feedback fast’ to trust your own decisions

One writer puts it to the test.

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Alice Porter
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