Tag: anxiety

Coronavirus and Anxiety

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So I may be jumping on a bit of a band wagon here but I’m selfishly glad to see I’m not the only one whose mental health is being affected by the surge of media reporting and misinformation regarding coronavirus. From debates of should we self-isolate to carrying symptoms unbeknownst to us, it’s impossible to

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7 Coping Mechanisms for Preventing and Coping With Anxiety

Around 3 million people in the UK have an anxiety disorder, according to Anxiety UK. Like all things, we all have our good and bad days. A lesson I’ve learnt along the way is to implement certain elements into my day-to-day to manage and prevent anxiety. In this post, I will be sharing those things

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Let’s Talk: Poor Mental Health Despite a “Perfect” Life

A myth we’re all guilty of believing when it comes to mental health is that a “perfect” and happy life eliminates times of despair. Because, despite having everything you ever wanted, you can still have a hard time mentally and that is completely okay. Described perfectly by Head of Fundraising, Hannah Roper at Bath Mind,

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How To Channel Your Anxiety

***DISCLAIMER: I am in no way an expert/professional on this topic. I simply speak from personal experience and research carried out*** After reading Sarah Wilson’s “First, we make the beast beautiful”, my stance on anxiety massively changed for the better. For as long as I can remember, I’ve fought and struggled with anxiety. These consisted

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My Mental Health Journey: What Worked and What Didn’t – Bath Mind.

Today, I am deciding to share my mental health journey. I’m doing this because I know myself, reading other people’s stories and knowing I wasn’t alone was incredibly beneficial. Writing for Bath Mind has enabled me to do what I’ve wanted to do for a good year and a half – help people with their

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7 Ways To Tackle Feeling Overwhelmed

Sara Young Wang, in an article for Forbes, narrowed feeling overwhelmed down to 4 main causes. These are: The fear of bad outcomes. Feeling uncertain. Struggling to find a solution to tough problems. Having a mind that’s constantly racing with thoughts. The act of feeling overwhelmed is something we ALL experience in our lifetime and

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It’s Your Time

There’s nothing more heart-crushing than when you have goals and ambitions, but you’re too afraid to pursue them. What if they judge? What if it’s a big mistake? What if I’m not good at it? Trust me, I completely understand. It’s almost been a year since I started writing my blog, and I can 100%

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Walking To Eliminate Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), a group of psychologists studying how exercise helps both anxiety and depression have suggested that a 10-minute walk may have the same benefits as a 45-minute intense workout. After waking up in a right old panic on Saturday morning after a bad dream, I decided

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Don’t Stress, It’s Okay.

Feel very free to criticize me because I am currently writing this post because I’m avoiding getting work done… You guessed it. Today’s post is about stress/worry and avoidance. For me personally, I constantly find myself worrying more than needed over pieces of work that need to be done (for University). Nevertheless, my temporary solution

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