Have yourself better mental health this Christmas

It is possible to have better mental health this Christmas or at least around Christmas. If you find Christmas challenging and stressful, you CAN make changes to look after yourself and it’s not wrong to want to feel ok around the season that everyone seems to think is endlessly jolly, but in fact for many […]

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We love real. What do you love about the real you?

*This is a collaborative post about the real you. What do you love about the real you?* If you were asked to talk about yourself, what makes you, YOU, what you love about you, to describe your self to someone else, what would you say. If you had to write a blurb about yourself for […]

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Nipper Affirmation Cards for children

*We were kindly sent some Nipper Affirmation cards to review and share about* Life can be very challenging for children, and as a parent, it’s my job to help them learn to process life, and navigate it’s challenges as they grow up. Sometimes that can be quite hard, and often it is “learn on the […]

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Five Strategies For Coping With Brain Fog

Brain fog is something I have struggled with due to anxiety and sleep deprivation and this helpful post from Erica Hughes over at Nine to Three Thirty is full of ideas for how to help with that. Brain fog for me is when I can’t remember things to the point when it gets in the […]

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Lockdown has been good and bad for my mental health.

Lockdown has been good and bad for my mental health. Why? This post is a harder one for me to write. Talking about my mental health these days feels trickier. Partly because I am aware that people reading this space don’t always feel comfortable about what I share and also because to be honest, I […]

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Can-Do. Little cans of fun and kindness.

*This is a review post. We were sent an item to share on our blog* As a family, we try to be positive and kind and to help our children (and the adults in the house) to be calm. Can-Do is a great little tool to help with that. What is Can-Do? Can-do was created […]

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How to Break the Stress-Sleep Cycle

How to Break the Stress-Sleep Cycle The UK has seen an overwhelming increase in the number of reported cases of adults affected by stress with 74% of the nation saying they have felt overwhelmed at some point in the past year, and 54% of people worrying about the impact it’s having on their health. Stress […]

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How to find the right residential rehab treatment

*This is a collaborative post we hope you find helpful* Finding the right residential rehab treatment isn’t a simple or easy matter. What is right for one person may not be the best choice for someone else. There are many factors to consider before you make the choice that works for you. Cost, location, types […]

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The Kaleidoscope Plus Group helpline – Talk2Us

Talk2Us is available now National mental health and wellbeing charity, The Kaleidoscope Plus Group, has today launched its nationwide mental health helpline and messenger service to keep up with an increase in demand following the Coronavirus outbreak. The charity’s helpline and messenger service, Talk2Us, is free to use for anyone in the UK and will be accessible from Monday to Friday between 9am & […]

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What self-care for me will look like.

I don’t actually like the term “self-care”. I think it is overused and can be said in a way that implies things have to be done a certain way. However, the care of self in the next few months, for everyone will be important. Coronavirus has hit the world hard, badly and won’t be going […]

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