Mental Health Awareness

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Coronavirus anxiety: cognitive therapist says one word can help ease your feelings

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Anna Brech
  • A woman dealing with a mental health condition
    Life

    Why lockdown may be the cue you need to slow down and engage with your inner critic

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    People

    Nadiya Hussain deserves so much praise for sharing her anxiety story with the world

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    Life

    The TV shows that changed the way we talk about mental health

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BoJack Horseman: Diane's depression
People

This Netflix cartoon perfectly captures what living with depression is really like

“All those perky, well-adjusted people you see in movies and TV shows? I don’t think they exist.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Best new TV this week, including Reese Witherspoon's new drama Little Fires Everywhere

Entertainment Director Helen Bownass on the best new offerings to watch this week

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Helen Bownass
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Life

How Louis Theroux smashed taboos around maternal mental health

“For all its joys, new motherhood can be a time of extreme psychiatric difficulty.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Strong Women

How I dealt with losing my father to suicide

I found solace in the most unlikely of places.

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Rachel Tompkins
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Why Normal People’s depiction of depression is so ground-breaking

The critically-acclaimed series has helped to break down the damaging societal archetype of the strong and silent man.

Life

Treat yourself like a toddler to ease lockdown anxiety

Learn how to give yourself the self-care limits you need.

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Anna Brech
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Life

Katherine Ryan says schools should teach children about the reality of miscarriage

The comedian and actor spoke out after suffering her own “secret, silent” loss.

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Anna Brech
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Life

Perfectionists, here's how to handle the acute pressure of lockdown

Trauma will be having more of an effect than you realise on your learning and decision-making processes.

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Anna Brech
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Nadia Hussain.
Life

Nadiya Hussain shares her battle with anxiety as she and her family continue to self-isolate

The Bake-Off champion has struggled to get out of bed on some days.

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Anna Brech
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Janelle Monáe in Homecoming
Life

Homecoming season 2 has a new trailer and we already have chills

Watch the new trailer for the gripping series, based around war veterans suffering from PTSD.

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Anna Brech
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Careers

5 companies that set the standard in supporting staff’s mental health

From weekly yoga to 24 hour counselling.

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Megan Murray
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Anna Brech
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Science of happy: 7 small daily habits proven to boost your mood

Get involved in these super-simple rituals to feel a little bit better.

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Matt Haig has a message for us all on the power of anger and crying

"Sometimes it is good to howl".

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Anna Brech
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The different types of OCD, explained
Life

All the different kinds of OCD explained

Because there’s so much more to the condition than handwashing and cleanliness.

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Lauren Geall
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Frankie Bridge
People

OCD manifests in hundreds of different ways, as Frankie Bridge’s experience proves

The Saturdays star details her experiences with the mental health condition in her new book.

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Lauren Geall
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What is CBT? Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, explained.
Life

What is CBT? The basics of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, explained

From what CBT is to how it works, we asked an expert to explain all.

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Lauren Geall
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Why we should all strive to be kinder.
Life

Why we should all strive to be kinder

We need to create a lasting culture of kindness.

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Sirin Kale
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A woman dealing with mental health issues
Life

This new mental health campaign exposes the stigma people with less common conditions still face

New data from anti-stigma campaign group Time To Change has revealed the extent of the problem facing people with conditions such as schizophrenia.

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Lauren Geall
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How PTSD changed my philosophy on mental health

The self-proclaimed ‘Kris Jenner of activism’ is shaking up the mental health movement for good.

A woman dealing with anxiety
Life

This is the difference between an anxiety attack and a panic attack

We asked a doctor to unpick the misconceptions around these surprisingly common mental health conditions.

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Lauren Geall
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