Guest blogs

Stress in the Workplace

By Natasha Devon I’ve been working in schools, colleges and universities delivering talks and conducting research on mental health for more than a decade. It made sense to me to target adolescents for a number of reasons, not least of which that the average onset age for the most common mental illnesses (depression, anxiety, eating …

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If you haven’t experienced anxiety as an illness, please read this

By Lucy Nichol This was originally a thread I posted on Twitter one night about the reality of anxiety as an illness (hence the strange snippet like style!) I don’t know what a heart attack feels like. But I’ve had palpitations. I don’t know what a broken leg feels like. But I’ve had a sprain. Please don’t …

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Beating Panic Disorder When You’re On a Date

A Guest Blog by Cassie Steele “In panic, time stops: past, present and future exist as a single overwhelming force. You then, perversely,want time to appear to run forwards because the ‘future’ is the only place you can see an escape from this intolerable overload of feeling”- Sebastian Faulks, Engleby In his emotion-packed novel, ‘Engelby’ …

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Man up, Man down

A great deal is being written, said and more importantly, done pertaining to Mental Well-being of late.Long may it continue. In fact, it has become (or becoming) acceptable to admit that anyone of us is struggling with life. Take for example, “modern day man” who could not be any different from that of 20 years …

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