Mental Resilience

January 21, 2019

How to Deal with Compassion Fatigue: 3 Mindset Shifts to Help You Feel Better

Does your work involve caring for or supporting others? If you’re frequently exposed to tragedy and suffering, you may be at risk of experiencing compassion fatigue (CF), a.k.a. secondary traumatic stress (STS). Common signs of compassion fatigue include [...]
January 17, 2019
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3 Scientifically Backed Challenges to Boost Mental Health

Wondering what you can do to boost your mental health? Fortunately, there are many steps you can take to feel better, plus an abundance of amazing tools out there to help! Much of this comes down to creating new habits of thinking and behaving [...]
December 14, 2018
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The Surprising Impact of Stress on the Brain and How We Can Reverse It

Chronic stress results in changes to numerous parts of our brain including the amygdala, HPA axis, hippocampus, and prefrontal cortex. These changes are associated with signs of chronic stress such as problems with concentration, memory and stress control [...]
December 10, 2018
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7 Types of Therapy Experts Recommend for Trauma Survivors

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), the most popular talking therapy on the NHS, may not always be the most helpful for trauma survivors. We can know intellectually that not all of our beliefs are rational. We know that our physical responses are out of proportion [...]
December 10, 2018
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How to Stop Overreacting to the Small Stuff with the STOP Technique

How do you react to the minor hassles that characterise everyday life? Your response to getting stuck in traffic? A cancelled train? A stranger pushing past you? Think about it. Notice it today. We all overreact to the small stuff from time to time, but here’s the thing [...]
November 22, 2018
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9 Effective Ways to Beat the Winter Blues Naturally

Why Do We Feel Low in Winter? It's very common to experience higher levels of mental unwellness during winter. During the winter months, we’re more likely to: Feel low Lack energy and/or motivation Have problems with sleeping Experience food cravings and/or over-eating [...]
November 16, 2018
7 Happiness Hacks to Instantly Boost Your Mood

7 Happiness Hacks to Instantly Boost Your Mood

Try these seven happiness hacks when you need a mood boost. These hacks are simple yet powerful—why not save this page somewhere for easy reference and use it when you notice [...]
August 21, 2018
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100+ Ideas for Self-Care Activities

"When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life." - Jean Sinoda Bolen In today's always-on, fast-paced culture, [...]
August 17, 2018

9 Breathing Techniques to Help Calm Stress and Physical Anxiety

Breathing difficulties are actually the root cause of the most common physical anxiety symptoms. Breathing difficulties can be in the form of [...]