Self-Care

4 Ways to Ground Yourself if You Are Stressed

Do you ever feel like you are losing control and spiralling into panic? You feel so stressed you don’t know what to do?  Often when we feel intense stress it’s because our brain and body have taken over and feel threatened and unable to cope. But doing some grounding activities will likely help your body

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4 Warning Signs You Might Be Stressed

Stress in small doses can be a good thing. It can help push us to get things done on time. It can give you the adrenaline rush to cope with some scary situations. Experiencing stress is a normal part of being human and with each stressful experience you are likely to become more resilient and

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7 Tips for Combating Loneliness

So this week is Loneliness Awareness Week. Even though it might seem like we’ve all got hundreds of friends and followers on social media, it is still really common to feel alone, or have friends or family who are dealing with it. Thanks to keeping social media in our pockets, it’s super easy to connect

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Why Your Friends Don’t Like You

When our “friends” stop talking to us it can feel like the end of the world. Sometimes our friends stop talking to us out of the blue, or they ignore us right to our faces. They may even write or say mean things to us online. Sometimes we are never given an answer from them

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How to Help the Environment and Your Mental Health

Nowadays it can feel like there is a massive disconnect between us in nature, whether it’s due to built-up urban areas, or our jobs just keeping us inside longer. Sometimes it can be overlooked how much nature can help us in feeling better within ourselves. It’s easy to stay inside, especially in these winter months

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How Can I Talk About My Mental Health?

I often see online that it’s good to talk about mental health, but I know the reality can be really hard for many people. What makes it so hard? We can’t see mental health as there are often no visible signs, which can make it difficult to let people know when we are struggling. Are

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9 Ways To Be Vulnerable Without Getting Hurt

Being vulnerable isn’t just for couples, it is important for friendships and any relationship in your life to get to a deeper level. It can be a very difficult thing to do, if it’s something that you’re not used to doing. Whether you’ve been hurt in the past by being open with a friend or

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4 Ways to Set Boundaries With Your Parents

When we are children our parents (or other caregivers) are responsible for us. We must listen to what they say, as they keep us safe. However, when this constant watching over you continues when you are an adult it can be very annoying – right? You don’t want to continue to be treated like a

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9 Practical Things You Can Do to Keep Track of Your Mental Health

It’s funny how we can share our progress pics from the gym on Insta without a second thought, but we rarely share our emotional progress with each other. As a society, we’re not talking about mental health enough. We’re taught to look after our bodies in a million different ways but nothing is said about

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5 Ways to Deal With War Anxiety

It seems that we’ve only just come out of lockdowns, constant COVID testing and life felt like it was just getting back to normal. But now we’re having headlines about Russia invading the Ukraine, possible WW3 and how everything is getting really expensive and terrible. It can be easy to feel yourself becoming negative and

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