Introduction to Mindfulness

Anyone who has visited a book shop or department store in the last 12 months will be familiar with mindfulness colouring books. They have taken the world by storm, with adults and children alike enjoying them. But did you know that colouring in has been used in mental health wards for years to calm patients…

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Anxiety and Depression at Christmas

Many of us associate the Christmas season as a time of joy and happiness but for many people it can be a time of stress, anxiety, disappointment or loneliness, especially for those with mental health conditions, those who have recently lost a loved one or those with feelings of isolation, financial pressures or increased family conflict.…

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Eating disorders and Coping with Christmas

Whilst for many Christmas is a time of celebration, for people living with an eating disorder it can be a particularly stressful time. Christmas festivities typically include catching up with family and friends, accompanied by an abundance of delicious food. For those with an eating disorder, this can lead to increased anxiety and distress as…

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