mental health awareness

Managing Social Media Anxiety

Even if you don't usually experience anxiety, being on social media frequently can lead to unhealthy thought patterns such as the dreaded FOMO and comparing yourself to others. And with the UK still in lockdown, we are all turning to social media far more often and spending more ...

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Anxiety Dreams & How They Affect Me

Anxiety dreams are quite common, both among those with diagnosed anxiety and those without. You'll know you've had an anxiety dream when you wake up and feel a bit rough - it's a bit like a hangover really. Whilst many of us are familiar with the feeling, anxiety dreams can be ...

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How Music Helps My Mental Health

For as long as I can remember, music has always been part of my life. I have always felt a connection to music, despite having no talent of my own. Growing up, there was always a different CD in the car to sing along to. I used to "perform" karaoke to my teddies in my bedroom. As ...

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How I Define Self-Care

I used to picture self-care in a very specific and stereotypical way; a bubble bath, a face mask and glass of wine is usually what springs to mind. Whilst this is great, self-care is so much more than just a pamper evening every once in a while. It’s a phrase we hear so ...

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Learning To Drive With Anxiety

It’s been around 4 years now since I passed my driving test. It really doesn’t feel that long ago! I didn’t have the easiest experience learning to drive with anxiety. Two instructors, 3 cars (not my fault, I promise), 3 tests and one slightly dented tree, but I finally passed my ...

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