Forget New Year Resolutions, Here’s 3 Things We Need to Take Into 2021

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A year ago I was working in an office, free of face masks, sharing chocolates out of a tin and man-handling tea bags without fear of passing on COVID-19. I sucked in my tummy and made myself as straight as possible as I squished past people in crowded pubs and stayed out drinking past the […]

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The Importance of Psychological Resilience and How to Build it

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Bouncing back after facing hardship is something we can all physically do, fall off a bike and you get up and get back on it, but many of us lack the tools to mentally bounce back, in other words, psychological resilience. To be psychologically resilient isn’t to ignore thoughts and feelings, or to avoid what […]

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Finding the Work Hard, Rest and Recover Balance in a Society Focused on Chaos

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Over 50% of stress experienced by a study of UK individuals in 2020 has been work and/or financially related. With the current health emergency we are facing, it’s no wonder that anxiety levels have increased as a result of the uncertainty. We may have become more aware of the importance of slowing down amidst Zoom […]

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The Beginner’s Guide To Building a Mindful Morning Routine

Morning routines are often overlooked for their ability to refresh and prepare you for the day ahead. Many would rather press snooze a couple more times than venture out of the warmth of the duvet to allow time to wake up and feel ready for the day ahead. They continue on with their day, wondering […]

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3 Reasons to Take Rejection as Redirection

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Nobody is a fan of rejection, yet it is almost a necessity within the nature of life and its’ funny way of working out. When rejection occurs, it leads you down the false narrative that you are a failure and should quit while you’re ahead. You get down on yourself and you question everything going […]

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Why We Should Quit Associating Social Anxiety With Immaturity

“If I tell you my order, would you mind going to the till for me?” Those words have fallen from my mouth several times in the past and still do occasionally. Avoiding social interaction with strangers has become somewhat of a skill of mine. Self-scan is my best friend and shopping lists a necessity. My […]

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5 Ways to be Vulnerable and Put Yourself Out There

Vulnerability. A word that, just by looking at it makes us all want to retract back into the sheltering shell that keeps us “safe”. Being vulnerable is scary and uncomfortable, and it isn’t a state anyone likes to remain in for too long. My sister made a valid point to me a few weeks ago […]

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Black Mental Wellbeing Matters Too – Bath Mind

The BLM movement has been fighting for change for the last seven years, inspired by previous civil rights movements and against centuries of continued racial discrimination. Whilst the end is far from near, 2020 has put its foot down and demanded change is made and equality is striven towards. Although this is a vital time, […]

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5 Reminders For Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental health awareness has never been so vital given the stress and uncertainty the nation is facing right now. Psychiatrists have warned of a “tsunami” of mental health problems built up during this period of time, with rises in emergency cases and a drop in routine appointments. Whilst this may set the fear of God […]

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5 Steps to Begin Journaling – A Guide

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Lockdown has definitely encouraged us all to embrace self-care, and for me, I’ve progressively dedicated 10 minutes each night to write and reflect on the day just passed. A key part of taking care of yourself and your needs is tuning into your emotions – yes, I know, the last thing you want to be […]

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