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Sleep

Feeling anxious when you wake up?
Anxiety
8 Mins
May 7, 2024

Although you might not be able to control whether or not you feel anxious when you wake up, you are in charge of how you react to it - you can choose not to let it ruin or define your day.

Recognising nighttime anxiety
Sleep
8 Mins
April 29, 2024

Anxiety and sleep problems often go hand-in-hand. Research shows that between 24% to 36% of people with insomnia have an anxiety disorder.

How poor sleep affects your mental well-being
Sleep
8 Mins
March 18, 2024

When we don’t get enough sleep, or good quality sleep, this can have a serious impact on our lives and our physical and mental health. Find out more in this blog.

World Sleep Day: How quality sleep encourages a positive mindset
Sleep
7 Mins
March 11, 2024

The power of sleep is being celebrated on World Sleep Day, which takes place on 15th March. It’s important that we recognise the link between sleep and health, and address the sleep gap between certain groups.

What is relaxation induced anxiety and how can I avoid it?
Anxiety
5 Mins
February 26, 2024

When we’re feeling anxious, we’re told to relax. But what about if relaxation doesn’t work and you actually feel more anxious? If this sounds familiar, you may be experiencing relaxation induced anxiety.

How to recognise when a worry or negative thought spirals into a mental health issue
Anxiety
7 Mins
October 23, 2023

We all worry about things from time to time, but what about when those worries start taking over your life? We explore signs that your mental health may be affected by a worry or negative thought spiral.

When to intervene if you’re worried about a loved one’s mental health
Online CBT
8 Mins
September 25, 2023

Have you noticed a change in a friend or family member’s behaviour or mindset? Maybe they’re isolating themselves, worrying more than usual or acting erratically. Here are some tips on how you can support them.

How can the news affect anxiety?
Anxiety
5 Mins
May 8, 2023

Sometimes, the news can feel overwhelming, whether that’s down to disaster headlines that are designed to suck us in, or the sheer volume of information that comes our way.

What is high-functioning anxiety?
Anxiety
7 Mins
May 1, 2023

High-functioning anxiety isn’t a formal diagnosis, rather it’s a way that anxiety can manifest itself. However, that doesn’t mean that it’s not a serious issue with real consequences on your mental health.

Recognising and managing mental health issues, early on
Online CBT
7 Mins
April 17, 2023

If a mental health issue is left unmanaged, it's likely the problem will get worse. Recognising a mental health condition early on means you can put steps in place before it impacts your quality of life.

World Sleep Day: Why sleep is essential for your mental health
Awareness Days
8 Mins
March 13, 2023

There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. Most of us have heard this phrase many times throughout our lives and it’s true. But why is sleep so important, and exactly how does it impact our mental wellbeing?

Are you having trouble sleeping?
Sleep
6 Mins
November 14, 2022

We all have restless nights now and again, but some people regularly have problems with their sleep, and this is known as insomnia. Not getting enough rest can have a significant impact on our mental health.