Do you feel lonely at Christmas? How to ease those feelings
December 4, 2023
Christmas isn't a joyful time for everyone; feelings of loneliness can intensify as we compare our situation to others enjoying the holidays. With this article, we hope to help you ease those feelings of loneliness.
How to recognise when a worry or negative thought spirals into a mental health issue
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.
Did you know menopause affects 51% of the population? We discuss menopause and links to mental health ahead of World Menopause Day - hosted by the International Menopause Society - taking place on the 18th October.
Challenging yourself to get outside your comfort zone
July 10, 2023
Living inside our comfort zone generally means sticking to what we know and not taking risks. The more we challenge ourselves, the more we get out of life as "growth begins at the end of your comfort zone".
For many of us, picking up the phone and chatting with friends is an effortless and enjoyable thing to do. But for people with social anxiety, it can be about as fun as falling into a bed of stinging nettles.
Combating loneliness & establishing relationships in the digital age
June 19, 2023
Loneliness Awareness Week (which took place last week, the 12th-18th June) was set up by Marmalade Trust to get people talking about loneliness and how we can combat it, so that we can support ourselves and others.
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
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.