Mental Health

For more than 30 years, part of actor, writer, and director David Harewood’s life story has been obscured from his view. Now he’s discovered what really happened to his younger self, and has found peace, purpose, and liberation after coming to terms with his own experience of psychosis David Harewood is sitting in his kitchen
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What’s the relationship between sugar and mental health, and how can we make sure it’s a balanced one? Sugar plays a huge role in our food culture, packed into tasty treats and everyday snacks. That said, it’s fair to say the sweet stuff doesn’t have the best press, with the way that it can negatively
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As the singer, songwriter, and crafter of emotional masterpieces releases her latest single ‘Easy on Me’, we’re reflecting on the wellbeing lessons we can take from Adele Think moving masterpieces, and a lot of people will immediately point to Adele, whose searingly honest tracks have been taking us on journeys through the human experience since
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The pain of teeth grinding is something many people struggle with, and yet lots don’t even realise they’re doing it – though they certainly feel it. Here, we get to the root of bruxism, and how to stop it leaving you ground down A few years ago I was eating a Twix, when one of
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From managing stresses, to feeling empowered by your sensitivities, we share five essential steps to help you thrive as an HSP It’s estimated that around 20% of us are considered a highly sensitive person (HSP) – someone who, due to an innate trait, experiences more intense emotional, mental, and physical reactions to stimuli. However, there
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Join Melissa James, Antony Gormley, Jonny Benjamin, Dr Kathryn Mannix, Paul Farmer and a wide range of other speakers and artists as they explore the theme of ‘positive impact’ at this year’s Mental Wealth Festival City Lit’s incredible Mental Wealth Festival returns from 10-15 October for its seventh year, with a programme packed with professionals,
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Earlier this year Happiful joined forces with RED to bring people together with a shared purpose: to move for our mood and mental health. Now, we’ve got our collective sights set on 2022 and getting ‘out there’ again, with realistic everyday activities As I write, autumn is just around the corner. I’m imagining you’re reading
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As tampon brand Lil-Lets announce they’re ditching plastic packaging for good, we speak to the activist who inspired the move, and delve into tips for positive change In the UK, it’s estimated that tampons, pads, and applicators generate approximately 200,000 tonnes of waste every year – to put that into perspective, that’s about seven and
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Starting something from scratch holds so much potential – for growth, enjoyment, exploration… and nerves. But don’t let a fear of failure put a stop to your love of learning Whether learning a language or penning poetry, there are lots of opportunities to develop fresh skills. But alongside the excitement of starting something new can
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Get back to nature and discover which counties in England offer the most accessible-friendly walks Exploring the great outdoors is not only good for our physical health, but our mental health too. Studies have shown the benefits of spending time in nature; from forest bathing to outdoor therapy, getting outside can have a positive impact
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Gua Sha: FAB A favourite on social media, the gua sha is a traditional Chinese medicine tool made out of semi precious stones such as rose quartz, jade, and crystalline, used for facial massage. Used by applying medium pressure and ‘scraping’ the skin on your face in specific patterns, you may have come across videos
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