Here’s What Anxiety Feels Like

Today is #TimetoTalk day, so here’s what I thought I’d do: talk, and talk about anxiety. When we sat down for brunch the other day in a gorgeous little cafe in Ilkley, my husband asked…

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Mental Health: I Wish People Knew…

We’re getting better at talking about mental health, and at taking it as seriously as a physical illness. (Mental health can have its own physical manifestations but that’s a post for another day.) However we…

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25 Ways to Beat Anxiety Wherever You Are

We sometimes picture anxiety and self-care as ourselves huddled up under the sofa wrapped in blankets, hiding in bed, or lounging in a bath with our favourite products. But the reality is that anxiety and…

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7 Classic Self-Care Tips to Employ on Bad Days

So far this morning I’ve suffered through a cold shower while the outside temperature is minus four, broken one of my favourite mugs, and taken ten minutes (and wound up with one bright red eye)…

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13 Things Nobody Tells You About Anxiety

That little voice in your head, that heavy weight on your chest, and that cold feeling that spreads through your entire body? Your mind going off at a tangent unexpectedly and without permission? Just a…

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4 Things You Shouldn’t Be Doing for Your Mental Health (And 1 You Should)

We’re all guilty of it: slipping into bad habits and harmful behaviours whenever we feel low. Sometimes it becomes increasingly difficult to drag yourself out of these pits, especially if you’ve been repeating the same…

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It’s Good to Talk

So World Mental Health Day was yesterday and I joined people in my immediate circle and online in talking about mental health and the importance of talking about it. But I’m posting today because mental…

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