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What is DBT, and How Does It Work? Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

What is DBT, and How Does It Work?

January 2, 2024

Understanding Dialectical Behaviour Therapy If you are feeling overwhelmed with intense emotions and struggle with regulation, DBT might be an effective therapy for you. Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), developed by Dr. Marsha M. Linehan, tackles various mental health challenges through cognitive restructuring and acceptance. This blog explores how DBT can teach you important skills for

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Coping with Loneliness at Christmas

Coping with Loneliness at Christmas | Your How-To Guide

December 20, 2023

Understanding and Overcoming Holiday Blues The Christmas season, often portrayed as a time of joy and gathering, can ironically be a period of deep loneliness for many. In this blog, we’ll explore the reasons behind this holiday paradox and offer strategies to cope with feelings of loneliness and isolation during this festive season. The Paradox

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12 Ways to Honour your Lost Loved Ones at Christmas

11 Ways to Honour your Lost Loved Ones at Christmas

December 15, 2023

How can you honour someone who has passed away during the holidays? The holiday season can be a bittersweet time for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Christmas, in particular, often brings forth memories and emotions associated with those who have passed. However, it can also be an opportunity to pay

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Coping with Grief and Loss at Christmas

5 Step Guide to Coping with Grief and Loss at Christmas

December 13, 2023

How can you cope with the loss of a loved one at Christmas? Facing Christmas after the death of a loved one can be daunting. The heartbreak that comes with grief and loss is exacerbated during the holidays, a time characterised by family gatherings, memory sharing and gift giving. There are expectations to celebrate at

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From Listening to Assisting 10 Steps to Support Someone Struggling with Mental Health

From Listening to Assisting: 10 Steps to Support Someone Struggling with Mental Health

September 14, 2023

Supporting a friend struggling with wellbeing RUOK Day serves as a reminder to get in touch with those around you and check to see how their mental health is doing. But have you considered what’s next, and how you can help and support them going forward? When someone close to us, be it a family member,

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Emotional PPE Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health as a Healthcare Worker

Emotional PPE: Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health while Working in Healthcare

September 13, 2023

Managing Stress as a Healthcare Worker Do you feel like your job as a healthcare worker sometimes affects your mental health and well-being? Working in healthcare, you’re trained to prioritise the safety and well-being of your patients. The meticulous use of gloves, masks, and other protective equipment is a routine part of your day. But

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Flexing & Fixating Muscle Dysmorphia in Men

Flexing & Fixating: Muscle Dysmorphia in Men

September 11, 2023

Muscle Dysmorphia in Men Are you finding yourself obsessed with building muscles at the gym, and never satisfied? In today’s age of six-pack abs, chiseled chests, and bulging biceps dominating magazine covers, fitness apps, and social media feeds, the pressure on men to achieve the “perfect” physique is immense. While many embark on fitness journeys

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Write Your Way to Wellness | 50 Journal Prompts for Mental Health

Write Your Way to Wellness | 50 Journal Prompts for Mental Health

August 29, 2023

Writing for Mental Health How do we use writing to improve our mental health? In a world where our minds are constantly bombarded with noise and chaos, finding a moment of solace is not just a luxury, but a necessity. Our mental health, the vital yet sometimes neglected aspect of our well-being, craves for a

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How to Use Nature to Improve your Mental Health

How to Use Nature to Improve your Mental Health

November 22, 2022

Nature and Mental Health: What’s the Link? We have all heard our parents say, or told our kids, to get out the house and into nature because it’s “good for you”. But is there actually any evidence behind this, or is it just an excuse to get away from the screens? The concept of connectedness

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