mental health

Coping With Post Lockdown Anxiety

As the UK starts to ease lockdown restrictions, I'm hearing of more and more people that feel uncomfortable about life returning to normal, myself included. The term post lockdown anxiety was alien to us just 6 months ago, but now there are many people experiencing this fear of ...

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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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Is Our Obsession With True Crime Becoming Dangerous?

From series like Making a Murderer and Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes to podcasts like My Favourite Murder - true crime obsession has been on the rise in the last few years. I will openly put my hands up and admit it - I'm an addict. For reasons even I don't ...

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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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