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6 Amazing ways to improve emotional well being

Get out of your busy mind Stop overthinking life. Do what is necessary but don’t drive yourself crazy with “what if” thinking and “if only” thinking. No, no, no. Be more present in the moment and stop living in your head. It’s a sure-fire way to make yourself neurotic and paranoid. Learn to dismiss your thoughts and not focus on …

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8 Mistaken Routes to Happiness

1) Putting life on hold for the future To a certain degree, we all live life a little bit in the future. We make plans,s we set ourselves goals and it is very important to have some sort of direction for the future. This is because it adds meaning and purpose to our lives. The problems begin when we neglect …

5 Tips for Powering Through a Quarter-Life Crisis

You’ve likely heard of a midlife crisis, but did you know there are quarter-life crises, too? If you’re feeling trapped, like your life is going nowhere and there’s nothing you can do about it, you might be experiencing one.  Here’s good news — you can get help to power through. Follow these five tips to navigate your quarter-life crisis and …

Avoiding the blame game

Avoiding the blame game is a skill that can be learned. When we blame someone else for what is going on in our lives, we effectively give up any control over our circumstances. What a hopeless and helpless place to be. Thing is, taking responsibility for where we are in our lives is crucial if we want to move forward …

Thoughts on Happiness

More on Neurotransmitters The feeling of happiness is a chemical reaction in the brain.  Dopamine is a neurotransmitter (chemicals that pass along signals from one neuron to the next) that helps control the brain’s reward and pleasure centres. Serotonin is also a neurotransmitter and is a vital chemical in how different parts of the brain communicate with each other. It …

Nourish partners with Locum’s Nest to provide free mental health support to parent critical workers

Critical workers and parents are typically identified as groups who have been the hardest impacted in terms of mental health by the Covid-19 pandemic. Parents who work in health have been doubly impacted as not only are they caring for their own children, but working day and night to meet the needs of many other vulnerable people too.     …

Eight Things you need to stop doing now for a happier life

          1) Stop the Guilt   Guilt emerges from expectations not met. We place pressure on ourselves to be great at work, perfect family members and social stars. Ask yourself if you do this for your own fulfilment or because of some unspoken pressure to appear fantastic to others around you. Reject guilt, it is wasted …

5 Creative Ways to Celebrate Birthdays at Home

  Think of your ideal birthday party, and the immediate thoughts may consist of a delicious cake, unbridled laughter, and the company of loved ones. Throw in a few snacks, and you have the foundation of a perfect party that is fit to celebrate another chapter of your life. But when you are enjoying your special day at home, putting …

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Neurodiversity Celebration Week Events!

MMI news: Mind Matters celebrates different ways of thinking with Neurodiversity Celebration Week events!   The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) will be holding interactive online sessions on autism and dyslexia in the veterinary professions this month as part of Neurodiversity Celebration Week starting on Monday 15 March 2021. Neurodiversity refers to differences in human …

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Beautiful blooms: thortful release new flower range for Mother’s Day

Want to show your mum some love this Mother’s Day? What better way than with flowers! Thortful have launched their new range of flowers ahead of Mother’s Day. Consisting of three bouquets of flowers which can be bought alongside a card for £39.99 plus delivery, the new range of flowers is sure to brighten up Mother’s Day!   Rainbow Bouquet …