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The Best Gifts for People with Anxiety

Anxiety is not something to be taken lightly and anyone with a close friend or relative suffering from anxiety would know just how difficult it can be to reach out and make a difference, but we’re here to help with some of the best gifts for people with anxiety. While the simple gesture of purchasing […]

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Depression and Anxiety Service

A number of depression and anxiety services have been set up around the UK to support people over the age of 18 who are feeling stressed, anxious, low in mood or depressed. The support is provided confidentially and free of charge under the NHS. What Can Depression and Anxiety Services Help With? While each service […]

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40 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Happier

It’s easy to become obsessed with the pursuit of seeking happiness, but the truth is we can all do a little something to feel a bit happier. Often ‘a bit’ happier is all it takes to feel significantly better, the journey to happiness is more of an accumulation of marginal gains rather than one big thing […]

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The Loneliness Trap

Despite increasing recognition and acceptance of mental health issues, Western cultures remain obsessed with the pursuit of happiness. Negative emotions such as depression and anxiety can still leave people marginalised. Previous research has shown that social expectations to feel and act in a positive manner can actually increase feelings of sadness and reduce well-being. New research […]

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How Dogs are Helping Children with ADHD

Dog owners around the world love to profess the benefits of having a dog, from increased exercise, increased resistance to allergies to helping to teach their children responsibility. And while some of these claims are backed up by scientific research, more specific uses for dogs are less researched. But researchers from the University of California aimed to examine […]

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Turning Molehills into Mountains: Sleepiness in the Workplace

We all know that we don’t perform well after a bad nights sleep, while effecting everyone differently we can experience a change in mood and behaviour. Researchers have long been interested in how a bad nights sleep effects peoples performance at work, as an area that is quite often stressful, the effects of sleepiness may be […]

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The Thin Line Between Work and Home

The boundaries between work and home have been of great interest to researchers and practitioners for some years and if anything is becoming an increasingly pertinent issue. As work and home can be thought of as incompatible – success and commitment to work often leads to diminished participation at home, researchers aimed to consider the conflicts that […]

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Associations Between Motor Vehicle Crashes and Mental Health Problems

Car crashes are for obvious reasons mainly associated with physical injuries, but what is the association between motor vehicle crashes and mental health problems? Researchers from the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina set out to find out: To date, only a few studies have explored the psychological impact of surviving […]

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Emotional Costs of Withholding Complaints

Sayings such as ‘get it off your chest’ have long been used as advice to discourage ‘holding something in’ that is thought to be annoying or playing on someones mind. Similarly while culturally specific, people often withhold complaints rather than disclosing them, this withholding may be due to potential embarrassment or not wanting to cause a fuss. But […]

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