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Gen Z Mental Health Decline & Support

The problem we can’t ignore A series of consumer surveys and interviews conducted by McKinsey finds Gen Zers reporting the least positive life outlook, including lower levels of emotional and social well-being than older generations. Social Media Impact It found one in four Gen Z members – those born in the late 1990s and early … Read more

Exercise vs Stress

Stress Awareness month is upon us again, and provides an opportunity to bring attention to the ways that we can manage stress in our lives. What is stress Stress is commonly defined as how we react when we feel under pressure or threatened. It usually happens when we are in a situation that we don’t … Read more

NHS – SOS

The window of tolerance for our beloved NHS workers is almost shut. Only a short time ago we clapped in the streets to recognise the immense burden placed on NHS key workers during the pandemic. These front line heroes were fighting an uphill battle every day to protect and serve our entire nation. Now they … Read more

World Mental Health Day 2022

Make mental health and well-being for all a global priority So World Mental Health Day is upon us again and the theme set by the ‘World Federation for Mental Health’, this year is ‘Make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority’. The central thrust of this theme is to do as much as … Read more

Loneliness – mental health awareness week 2022

Mental Health Awareness week is upon us once more and the theme this year is loneliness. Most of us have felt lonely at some point in our lives. However when loneliness becomes chronic, it can have an impact on our mental health beyond what many of us might expect. The impact of loneliness Some research … Read more

Stress Awareness Month

MyMindPal co-founder, Khody Damestani, shares his thoughts and experiences as a therapist during stress awareness month. Stress Awareness month is upon us again so I would like to share my observations with you as someone who treats individuals suffering from the negative effects of stress on a daily basis. The last year has been a … Read more

The Art & Science Of Sleeping Well

Most of us have experienced some point in our lives where we have struggled to sleep. For the less lucky amongst us this can develop into chronic insomnia. However we now know that there are a number of preventative measures that you can take to reduce the likelihood of this happening. Let’s explore some of … Read more

Mental Health In An Unequal World…

The harsh reality The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) President Dr Ingrid Daniels has announced the theme for World Mental Health Day 2021 which is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’. This theme was chosen by a global vote because the world is increasingly polarized, with the very wealthy becoming wealthier, and the number … Read more

Exercise & Emotional Wellbeing

The physical benefits of exercise are well documented and undisputed. There can’t be many people out there who don’t know that regular exercise and developing strength and fitness reduces the risk of suffering a range of health conditions and chronic illness. Not just physical benefits But not everybody understands the positive impact that it has … Read more