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Carrying the Burden: How a Lack of Mental Health Diagnosis is Affecting Young Men

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To say we’re in the midst of a mental health crisis is not an exaggeration. Mental health concerns have been increasing for years and have only been amplified by the COVID-19 crisis and national lockdowns. Over half of UK adults said their mental health got worse as a result of the March 2020 restrictions. The Centre for Mental Health has …

“GLIMPSES OF ETERNITY”

GLIMPSES OF ETERNITY is the first book to explore shared death experiences, this common but mysterious experience of family and friends sharing a loved one’s journey from this life to the next. Named “the father of the near-death experience” by the New York Times, Dr. Moody, in partnership with Paul Perry, details everything there is to know about this fascinating …

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8 Life Milestones When People Can Benefit from Talking Therapy

Talking therapy has tremendous benefits for people experiencing many milestones in life. However, many believe that some fundamental life milestones don’t warrant the help of talking therapy. In fact, they may even think that what they’re going through is ‘normal’ and not a valid enough reason to seek a therapist’s help.   Below is a list of moments when people …

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Pre-Planning Your Funeral: Why You Should Do So

Death, funerals, and grief are all still taboo subjects in our society. However, there should be no reason to tiptoe around these topics because, unfortunately, they are very normal occurrences. Just as we are all born, we must all die, and our lives should be celebrated in the way we deem most appropriate. Rather than leaving the troubles of planning your funeral …

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Lockdown survival kit

IMAGINE a way to improve your life and your mental health day by day. This is what this post is about. Since Covid-19 emerged, we have lost our sense of control over our lives. Many have lost their jobs, even more are working from home with less interaction with others. Staying at home with less interaction with others can increase …

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How To Stop Being Afraid Of Death And Start Living

You’re all going to die. Are you scared? Unpleasant?  Is it disgusting to even hear such a cynical statement from a complete stranger, made so categorically? Yes, of course it is.    This publication is for those who really felt a negative response to the first sentence. Those who were mentally perplexed to agree: “Of course, we will all die sooner or later. Death is inevitable in the end,” they may not read on. But look around you, dear realists, will you not see at least one Tanatophobe among …

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How to Get Over the Sudden Loss of a Loved One

Dealing with the loss of someone you love under any circumstances can be incredibly difficult to navigate, and losing a loved one can evoke a range of emotions.   However, when the loss is unexpected or sudden, it can be even more difficult to process and to overcome. For example, a sudden heart attack or a car accident death can blindside you.   There are …

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Life is too short

Life is too short to spend it doing things that hurt you upset you, make you mad or just don’t fit in with your goals and values. When you appreciate that life is too short, you could make less time for the following: Spending time with toxic people Toxic people tend to be judgemental, bitter and angry. They will judge …

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5 Ways To Support a Friend Dealing With The Loss of a Loved One

When a friend or someone close to you experiences loss, it can be difficult to know what to say or do. Since the grieving process is intensely personal and isolating, it’s impossible for you to penetrate the walls your friend may have put up. At times, you will feel afraid to approach the situation for fear that you will say …

Living with chronic illness

Living with chronic illness is a huge challenge for anyone. Not only are there physical symptoms to deal with, it is also mentally challenging to stay on top of the pressures and anxiety ill health brings. I have lived with cystic fibrosis since birth and this has affected my life in many ways. Cystic fibrosis affects the lungs and pancreas …