Leaving school in a pandemic

Children of all ages have faced many difficulties during the pandemic, however leaving school could be considered one of the biggest obstacles a child may have to face; leaving a familiar environment indefinitely without experiencing a transitional period to mourn its loss c...
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Now that summer has arisen, and restrictions are lifting it is a better time than ever to get outside and be active. Whether it's going for a run, playing football in the park, or simply walking to the shops instead of driving, it's important to get out and be active. Not on...
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Taking the first step, although it may be small, can lead to much greater results occurring in the future. When a baby takes their first step, they are wobbly, unsure, and even conscious they may fall again but that first step still led them to start their journey of learnin...
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Although a culture encouraging self-love and body acceptance is sweeping the nation, many of us find the idea difficult to practice or even comprehend. Why do we find it so hard to love our bodies. Acknowledging the psychological harm that has already been inflicted by an in...
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Despite common belief, disordered eating is not just about food. Food is used as a coping mechanism for the difficult emotions felt by someone with disordered eating, and the behaviours portrayed do no justice for the complex ways of thinking responsible for them. For the pu...
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Hosted annually since 2000 by the Mental Health Foundation, the importance of mental health awareness is emphasised by many across the UK. This year it falls on the 10th of May through to the 16th of May and this year’s chosen theme is Nature. The organisation’s research...
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Understanding Emotions

March 9, 2021
Understanding one’s own emotions whilst being able to express and communicate them effectively can lead to healthier mental well-being and aid mental health recovery. This blog will be looking at how to improve one’s emotional intelligence through the identification of u...
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Bookmark Competition

February 17, 2021
Enter our Bookmark Competition!! Teenage Mental Health are running a FREE bookmarks campaign. We are working on providing schools free bookmarks for students with helpful advice and tips for issues surrounding mental health.  We plan to have the book...
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Eating disorders can create tensions within families, causing arguments about food and treatment. This blog aims to help improve the communication skills between eating disorder sufferers and their families.If you are supporting someone through an eating disorderIt is import...
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Navigating Christmas with an eating disorder can be anxiety provoking and stressful. Your family might prepare extravagant or unfamiliar foods and you may be expected to eat in front of extended family members. Changes to your usual routines around eating in addition to the ...
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