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Updated at least once a week by our experts you will find everything you need to know about mental health, from tips on how to spot the most common problems, effective treatments, self-help tips and psychological perspectives on current world and media issues.

How To Deal With Exam Stress

How To Deal With Exam Stress

Dr Emma GrayMay 1, 202414 min read

In this blog I am going to describe 5 tips for dealing with exam stress and a 6th tip if you are a parent reading this trying to help your child. The first thing to remember is that a certain…

How to give yourself a springtime sleep boost in ten steps

How to give yourself a springtime sleep boost in ten steps

Dr Lisa DebrouMar 21, 202412 min read

A good night’s sleep has positive effects for us all, but in modern times with pressurised schedules this is an aspect of our daily living which may not be prioritised. Springtime is an ideal time to kick start some new…

Why Do We Love to Hate Harry and Meghan?

Why Do We Love to Hate Harry and Meghan?

Dr Emma GrayFeb 4, 202304 min read

I was invited to join a book club recently, and the first book on our reading list was Spare, Prince Harry’s memoire. Before anyone had picked up the book there was outrage among some of the members, who refused to…

Can You Prevent Mental Health Problems?

Can You Prevent Mental Health Problems?

Dr Emma GrayOct 3, 202202 min read

  Challenges to our mental health seem to be a part of life, a part of life with an important function. These challenges create the opportunity to learn, to develop, to evolve. The suffering that they involve providing the impetus…

Queen Elizabeth II – Our Great Loss

Queen Elizabeth II – Our Great Loss

Dr Emma GraySep 14, 202202 min read

For most of us she has been the Queen for our whole life and as a result and without us knowing it, she will have been one of the most consistent parts of that life. Liz Truss said that she…

Bringing You Out Of Your Low Mood

Bringing You Out Of Your Low Mood

Dr Emma GrayMar 18, 202205 min read

Everyone feels low once in a while. It’s a part of being human. It sucks to have a low mood and not know what to do to come out of it. We’ve got some suggestions on what you could do…

5 Tips for Improving Your Confidence

5 Tips for Improving Your Confidence

Dr Emma GrayFeb 24, 202202 min read

Whether at work or in our personal lives, our confidence and self-assuredness help to make sure we are striving to be the best we can be. While too much confidence can be a challenge, too little can impact many aspects…

5 Tips for Self Esteem

5 Tips for Self Esteem

Dr Emma GrayJul 2, 201913 min read

Self-Esteem is the cornerstone of mental health. Low self-esteem underlies most mental health problems, is very common and most of us could do with a boost in this area. So here are 5 tips to help you to do that:…

What is Emotional Abuse?

What is Emotional Abuse?

Dr Emma GrayApr 29, 201903 min read

Emotional abuse is a consistent pattern of abusive words and bullying behaviours intended to control you. It can happen in any relationship, with friends, family or co-workers. One of the difficult things about emotional abuse is that it is so…

How to Have a Better Night’s Sleep

How to Have a Better Night’s Sleep

Dr Emma GrayMar 13, 201904 min read

Having trouble sleeping, either struggling to fall asleep, staying asleep and/or waking up early is very common and is usually a symptom of another problem e.g. stress, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem. So, if you want to sleep better over the…

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