MENTAL HEALTH: dealing with overwhelming feelings

Struggling with recurring negative thoughts? It’s normal to feel isolated in your feelings but you are not alone. It takes courage to cope with these feelings every day but sharing will help you realise that many other people are in similar situations

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Mental health: It’s time to mind yer heid

Mental health has never been more important than now and it’s crucial you and your pals know you’re not alone. Stormzy to Lewis Capaldi, even the biggest stars in the world are taking the time to mind their mental health and wellbeing. https://www.instagram.com/p/CA-XJAzFp2W/

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Mental health: Understanding anxiety as you return to school

As you return to school, feelings of stress and anxiety are normal, but it can be hard to recognise them or know how to react if this is the first time.

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Give mindfulness a go this summer

Mental health is important all year round, especially as we fast approach Results Day 2019.

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Mental health: Managing millennial burnout

Millennials can often get a bad press with an assumed lack of work ethic or motivation, but as they are branded the burnout generation it is becoming clear this ethos is quite the opposite: millennials can’t stop. We speak to two students about the dangers of millennial burnout and how to take a break.

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Let’s talk about mental health: anxiety and panic attacks

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, but it’s important that we talk about mental health all year round. All week we will be discussing mental health.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Opening Up

https://www.instagram.com/p/BipfoFblL82/?taken-by=seemescotland The devastating news announced on Friday (11 May) of the death of Frightened Rabbit lead singer, Scott Hutchinson seems immensely more poignant as we enter Mental Health Awareness Week.

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Mental Health Matters

Earlier this year, mental health hit the headlines when Netflix released the controversial series 13 Reasons Why. While the show gained praise for raising awareness on teen mental health, there was also criticism and accusations of glorifying suicide. One thing it did highlight, however, was that in a world that never switches off, young adults need more support. Lorne Gillies takes a look at what’s out there for young people who are struggling with their thoughts and feelings Did you know that three children in every class will have experienced a mental health problem before the age of 16*? That’s…

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Could Kindness Cure Your Anxiety?

Doing something nice for other people – passing on a return train ticket, sharing some sweets, helping an old lady cross the road – is amazing. It makes you feel good, puts a bounce in your step. And in today’s political and social climate, let’s face it – we could all do with being a wee bit nicer. Just as well then that today is Random Acts of Kindness day then, eh?  Go on, help her maw with the dishes. Send a loving text to your annoying sibling. Buy a coffee for your pal. And if a random day of…

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