10 myths about depression that are still so strong out there

Depression is a bit of a mystery for people who've never suffered from it. And no doubt it's this lack of understanding that keeps a lot of misconceptions about depression alive. Let's debunk 10 of those!

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Morning routines – why they’re important and how to start from scratch

If you want to have a more balanced day and cope better with the daily stressors in your life, look at how you start your day. Creating some kind of morning routine for yourself can bring in more calm, joy and intention to your day. Here are ideas on how to start from scratch, taking symptoms of depression into consideration!

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The minefield of Valentine’s Day – whether you’re single or not

Valentine's Day. Such a tricky day for many of us, for many different reasons. Whether you're single or not, or struggling with your mood and mental health or not, Valentine's Day can be difficult. Here's why it generally upsets us and ideas on how to best navigate throughout the day.

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Social connections for your mental health – why we must prioritise them

In our busy lives it's all too easy to neglect friendships, family and community. In the real world, not just online. And yet, from personal and professional experience I know all too well just how important social connections are for our mental health. This post is a bit of a love letter for them.

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Approaching the new year when you’re feeling low and down

When a new year begins, a lot of us feel the pressure to make this "the best year yet". But if this pressure of new shiny goals is bringing you down, how can you best approach the new year in a more gentle and sustainable way?

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