For those cases when even the simplest things feel impossible, try this The good and bad days of mental health are something that many of us will go through at some point in our lives and, usually, we have strategies in place to continue our daily routine. But when things get really bad, those usual…

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They say the pen is more powerful than the sword and for good reason. Seeing our deepest thoughts and feelings on the page can be an extremely rewarding thing, allowing us to express ourselves in a safe space and process our experiences. Here, psychotherapist Bhavna explores the powerful practice of diary and how you can…

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It is the small gestures that can make the difference and, here, we are sharing five ways to let your loved one know how you feel. 1. Prolonged eye contact It lets someone know that you are listening, helps you express and read emotions, and studies have continued to show that eye contact has the…

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In what may be a breakthrough for those living with chronic pain, researchers from Oxford University have a new understanding of the mechanisms that cause chronic pain In a study published in BMJ Magazineestimated that chronic pain affects one-third and a half of the UK population, roughly less than 28 million adults – and that…

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When it comes to finding our personal refuge, we all deserve a space that can enliven and inspire, as well as offer peace and protection – whether it be a physical place or a mental state. Here, lawyer, author and mental health broadcaster Fearne Cotton reveals how she found her happy place and invites you…

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It’s the time of year again and on the eve of the final weeks of the exam season, students have handled their review in a rather unconventional way Thousands of students will undergo their A-Level and GCSE exams in the coming weeks before school ends for the summer, but with so much information to take,…

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Birth anxiety is a common experience, but it does not have to rule you out Birth anxiety is extremely common – it is thought to affect up to 80% of women, with another 14% experiencing ‘tocophobia’, a severe fear of childbirth. And, if we take a minute to think about where this fear might come…

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If you feel lost, disconnected from your purpose or with little energy, spiritual training may be exactly what you are looking for. We live in a time when there is an abundance of supportive professionals available to us. Whether we are looking to change our relationship with food, recover from past events, or update our…

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From optical illusion cake videos to a virtual challenge across the UK and a movie that will inspire you to pursue your dreams, try something new with our enriching suggestions 1. Page converters Excellent TED Talks: Creativity by Tom May Never underestimate the power of a TED Talk, especially when you can access 100 of…

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Do you feel disconnected from yourself or have no direction? A little introspection and a little time and space for soul searching can lead you on the path to your best self. Hello happy readers, The excitement of knowing where you are going, even if you do not know exactly how you will get there,…

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