Anxiety

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How celebrity mental health stories are being used for good and how to teach mindfulness to kids

This week we look at the stats about children and mental health, discover ways to teach children mindfulness from home and look at how celebrity stories are being used to educate youngsters. Four in five 12 to 16 year olds experience “emotional distress” It’s a topic that’s being raised again and again in the news, […]

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Alastair Campbell talks success & mental health, schools teach emotional resilience and stigma-breaking artwork

This week we unpick some of the pressures affecting young girls, look at an artist keen to break mental health barriers and share Alastair Campbell’s mental health journey. Understanding the pressures affecting young girls’ mental health We know that all genders, ages and walks of life can be affected by mental health struggles at any

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The problem with social media, feeling isolated and why music makes us more productive

This week we’re taking another look at how social media images can affect our sense of self, how music can make us all feel a lot more productive and why too much time on the internet could breed feelings of isolation.  Images of friends have a big impact on body image and wellbeing It’s no

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Mental health in professional sports, bird watching relaxation and how to switch off

This week we take a look at the benefits of bird-watching and how nature can improve your well-being, how to take a well-needed break from your sleep-disrupting phone and explore the stats about young people and mental health conversations. Olympian urges sporting bodies to do more for elite athletes’ mental health Last week we shared

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Weekly Roundup: Ending sports stigma, the impact of boarding schools and helping kids deal with anxiety

It’s really positive to see so many campaigns cropping up on social media that are designed to help end mental health stigma — especially those aimed at men. This week we take a look at one of our favourite examples, as well as explore boarding school syndrome and collect together some ideas for helping kids

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Weekly Roundup: Making payments difficult, selfies and prioritising the mental health of young people

This week we’re taking a look at some of the top stories about mental health that are affecting each and every one of us. The focus this time round is particularly on young people and how their mental health issues are often overlooked and time spent on social media could prove to be extremely detrimental

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Why Has There Been a 200% Increase in Young People Seeking Help for Exam Stress?

A recent report by the NSPCC has revealed that the number of young people in Britain seeking counselling specifically over exam stress has increased by 200% in recent years, a truly staggering amount. These figures have come primarily from the NSPCC’s ChildLine service, a wonderful helpline where children can all express their concerns about whatever

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Therapy for Anxiety

How to treat anxiety with therapy that’s right for you Start your therapy journey today https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzGxNoOXw1k Meet our experts View more therapists Anxiety related feelings Many of us have encountered the familiar sensation of anxiety, experiencing moments when our hearts race, our palms sweat, and sleep eludes us. Anxiety is our body’s natural response to

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