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How to look after your mental health during the pandemic.

2020-10-04T13:06:31+00:00October 3rd, 2020|

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has, at present, changed how we live our day-to-day lives. This has left many of us feeling bored, frustrated, lonely, anxious, stressed, or sad. Maybe even all of the above. It’s important to remember that this situation, albeit is very concerning, is only temporary. There will [...]

Why mental health training should be mandatory in schools

2020-09-16T13:15:27+00:00September 16th, 2020|

Mental health affects an individual’s ability to learn, work productively, cope with the stresses of life and socialise with others, all of which are integral to making a meaningful contribution to their education and achieve their maximum potential. Children and young people are disproportionately affected by mental ill-health and record [...]

Back to school: spotting a mental health concern in children and young people

2020-09-02T22:01:07+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

Mental illness is often established at an early age. 50% of mental health problems are established by age 14, yet 70% have not had sufficient interventions. The pandemic has introduced new and unexpected challenges to children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing. The disruption from normal life could have [...]

Back in business? Supporting mental health at work after COVID-19

2020-08-30T11:37:24+00:00August 30th, 2020|

While mental health may not be your top priority at this moment, mental health concerns during this pandemic are expected to increase as a result of Covid-19, the measures we have taken to prevent it, and the looming economic crisis. Since this 'coronacoaster' began, more than two-thirds of adults in [...]

Exercise: a powerful medicine for mental health

2020-08-20T12:57:07+00:00August 20th, 2020|

I’m sure we’re all already aware that exercise is good for us, specifically for our physical health, but did you know that exercise is an effective treatment for mental health concerns such as depression and anxiety? What happens to our brain when we exercise? When we exercise, our heart rate [...]

My fight against food: From fussy to phobic

2020-08-06T09:36:33+00:00August 6th, 2020|

(Trigger warning: this blog post contains details of eating disorders and anxiety) For many people that knew me when I was younger, they are probably shocked and somewhat confused by my decision of becoming a psychologist and starting my own mental health business. The younger version of myself dreamed of [...]

Mindset X SMUG

2020-07-30T09:54:01+00:00July 30th, 2020|

Recently we have been working with SMUG, an amazing company dedicated to improving sleep and wellbeing. SMUG has kindly donated products to our self-care packages that Mindset has been gifting to NHS key workers throughout the pandemic. It's been an amazing success thanks to SMUG being a fantastic sponsor. We [...]

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