Mental Health

Begrudgingly, desperately, softly, sincerely – however you go about it, we all have to make up for the things we’ve done every now and then. But how can we ensure that our apologies have real meaning? With help from psychotherapist Ruth Parchment, we explore what makes a real apology, and the tips you can use
Struggling to know how to respond to an awkward person in your life? Unspoken tension and passive aggressive behaviour can wear you down, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Our experts have coping strategies and top tips to help you tackle the situation… The chances are we’ve all experienced passive aggressive behaviour in
From unique homeware to the retro-inspired exercise class membership, we’re rounding up some of our favourite Christmas gifts from LGBTQ+ brands This Christmas, a lot of us are thinking about where we’re spending our money. After the year we’ve all had, it makes sense that we want to give back to local communities, small sellers,
New research released today reveals the true extent of isolation and loneliness experienced by people on the autistic spectrum and/or who have learning disabilities, due to COVID-19. From not-for-profit support provider, Dimensions, people on the autistic spectrum and/or those with learning disabilities responded to a recent survey which uncovered ‘a collective sense of exclusion’, stating
Learning to tune-in to our own and others’ emotions can unlock a whole new level of wellbeing. Here’s how to do it Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to accurately notice your own emotions, and manage them effectively. It’s also our ability to notice and respond to the emotions of others. EI is related to
Among the school runs and sleepless nights, it can be easy to put your own needs on the back burner. Use these tips to ensure you’re taking care of yourself, and your relationships, too Work-life balance can be difficult for many people, and being responsible for a child can be another added challenge. Taking care
A dance between shadow and light that we can all relate to – we explore the meaning behind komorebi, and the lessons it can teach us about mental health Every time I look up from my desk, I see my favourite art print – The Shyness of Trees by Marcel George. Imagining you’re looking straight
‘Manifesting’ has become a real buzz word – and it’s one our columnist Grace Victory uses daily. Here, she shares everything you need to know about the power of ‘manifestation’ When I was 23, I began searching for ways to connect to myself moredeeply, as well as how to create a life that I really
Don’t be a bystander. Learn how to gently step in, and soothe stress, with these simple steps It’s never easy to see someone else going through a stressful time. It can often leave us feeling hopeless, agitated, and maybe even stressed ourselves. But, with the right amount of caution and gentle management, there are several