Mental Health

Stress, anxiety, and depression threatened to destroy Johnathan’s 15-year teaching career. But a simple change in mindset enabled him to rekindle the love affair with his chosen profession The last day of the spring term in school is normally joyous. January and February are tough going, so Easter is a time for everyone to give
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How can we use the night sky to be more present? When it comes to calming down and easing anxiety, a tip I share regularly is to go outside and look up. When I see the bright blue sky and fluffy white clouds, I’m reminded that I’m a tiny speck on a blue marble in
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Five cosy games to chill out with in 2021 Traditionally rooted in competitive player-vs-player or player-vs-computer design, video games are broadening their horizons. A rise in relaxing, uncompetitive games is bringing about new ways to enjoy playing, and they’re perfect for people looking for a break from the pressure that gaming (and life!) often demands.
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Have you ever felt like something was on your skin, but looked down to see nothing there? For those with tactile hallucinations, this is a regular, and often disturbing, occurrence, but there are coping strategies to help you through it It’s 1am, I’m laying in bed, and I can feel something crawling over my skin.
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Our Happiful family of experts answer your questions to help you get a restful night Q: Whenever I try to sleep, I can’t stop worrying about the next day – stressful conversations, mounting to-do lists. What can I do to stop these intrusive thoughts? A: Often worries that keep us from sleeping are those that
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In times where either body or mind is put under stress, yoga can be a very powerful tool for resilience and healing – pregnancy is one of those times. Here, senior yoga teacher Louisa Craig explores why, and offers guidance on poses for pregnancy According to research, practising yoga during pregnancy can have a positive
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TEDxNHS Unlocked speaker and accidental influencer Rachel Williams joins Happiful’s podcast to talk about being enough, mental health conversations within the Black community and how TikTok has brought her a huge amount of joy Rachel Williams has recently shared her experiences of mental health during a talk as part of TEDxNHS Unlocked and she’s ready
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The latest World Happiness Report has revealed the top 10 happiest countries across the globe. But what makes them so cheerful – and how can you learn from their lifestyle to boost your mood? It may feel like there’s been little to be happy about in the past year, but the World Happiness Report (WHR)
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From DIY weighted blankets to things to fidget with, we’ve rounded up seven household items that can be repurposed to help soothe anxiety According to wellnesscreatives.com, in the UK the health and wellness industry is worth a staggering £23 billion – with the global wellness market valued at an inconceivable $4.75 trillion. When it comes
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