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How Bullying Can Destroy Self-Confidence and Self-Worth

Bullying is a pervasive problem that affects people of all ages and backgrounds. It is a form of aggression that can take many forms, including physical, verbal, and psychological abuse. The effects of bullying on our self-esteem can be profound and long-lasting.

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A Guide to Making Sustainable New Year's Resolutions

As the calendar turns a new page, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the past year and contemplating the changes we want to make in the year ahead. New Year's resolutions often top the list, and for many, achieving better health is a primary goal. However, making a resolution is one thing, but making a healthy and sustainable one is another. In this blog post, we'll explore how to craft New Year's resolutions that prioritise your well-being and set you on a path to lasting positive change.

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Feeling the Heat: Addressing the Emotional Consequences of the Climate Crisis

The climate crisis has been building for years and is rarely far from the headlines or social media, with events like record snowfall in Madrid, flooding in China, the heat dome and wildfires in the Pacific northwest and warnings of extreme weather events becoming more frequent. With this rise in awareness of the severity of the situation, there has also been an increase in eco-anxiety. Eco-anxiety, also known as climate anxiety, refers to people's stresses, fears, and worries about the future of the planet and their feelings of hopelessness at the scale of the issue.

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The Science of Sleep: How it Affects Our Mental Health

Sleep hygiene refers to the set of practices and habits that are conducive to getting a good night's sleep. These practices include maintaining a consistent sleep schedule, avoiding caffeine and alcohol before bed, creating a relaxing sleep environment, and engaging in relaxing activities before bedtime.