Mental Health

Digital expert Harvey Morton shares his experience of burnout and tips for helping yourself out of it 2020 has had a significant impact on people’s mental health. Likely, we won’t see the full effects for a while. The positive from this difficult situation is that people are happier than ever to openly discuss challenges with
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Demand for food banks is on the rise in the UK. Whether you’re looking for support yourself, or you want to help out, we’ve gathered together everything you need to know According to the Trussell Trust, in the first six months of the pandemic, nearly 2,600 food parcels were given to children every single day
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Psychosexual therapist, presenter and author Lohani Noor joins Happiful’s podcast to talk about sexual intimacy and the impact the past year has had on our closest relationships Lohani Noor is one of Happiful’s favourite people to talk to when it comes to the subject of sexual intimacy. We recognise that it’s not always an easy
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New mental health “hubs” will be set up by next April, offering physical health checks and psychological therapy in one place Becoming a parent brings with it a whole host of changes, both mentally and physically. Everyone experiences these changes differently and some need more support than others, but this support hasn’t always been easy
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Katie spent much of her life feeling as though she didn’t fit anywhere. Years of bullying, loneliness, and anxiety eventually led her to self-harm and suicide attempts. However, it was in the dark world of monsters and horror that she found comfort, an understanding of herself, and a place to belong Have you found that
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Animals can experience anxiety the same way that humans can, and seeing them in distress can be heartbreaking. With the help of a clinical animal behaviourist, we explore how we can better support our companions Many of us will be familiar with anxiety or depression, but did you know that our furry friends can experience
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Nutritionist Resource member Marie Jarvis joins Happiful’s podcast to talk about IBS, symptom tracking and why talking about poo is good for you Nutritional Therapist and Health Coach Marie Jarvis is well placed to talk about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) after suffering with it since she was a teenager. From chronic constipation to sudden urges
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Bounced between diagnoses, it took some time before Beth got the answers she needed. But once she did, she began her journey to understanding autism and now she’s reaching out to help others Throughout my life, I’ve always felt that I was different. A square peg in a round hole. Someone without a place. At
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Social anxiety has the power to stop us in our tracks, derailing our plans and presenting us with additional challenges. Here, author Russell Norris shares how social anxiety touches his life, and the things he does to tackle it For most of my life, I’ve struggled in secret with social anxiety. Not shyness or self-consciousness
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Stephen Manderson, aka Professor Green, is on a mission to help people improve their gut health, and being honest about what’s happening inside is a good place to start Stephen Manderson is a man on a mission. He wants more people to talk. Specifically, he wants them to talk about gut health, bowel movements and
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Author Nikesh Shukla reveals how his writing career has shaped him as a person, and why he’s sharing his most vulnerable self through his words… When Nikesh Shukla is asked to introduce himself on Happiful’s podcast ‘I am. I have’, he pauses for a moment. “I always feel weird answering these questions, because my natural
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Jon Holley is a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon and co-founder of TEDxNHS – a place for empowering talks for the NHS, by the NHS *Trigger warning: Themes around a baby’s death. My beautiful son Theo died seven years ago. Five weeks into his short life, the magical delight and abundant possibility of the night he
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Channel 4 Dispatches investigates latest figures which show that black women are just over four times more likely to die during pregnancy and childbirth and up to six weeks postpartum On Channel 4 Dispatches: The Black Maternity Scandal, presenter and mum of two Rochelle Humes investigates the shocking increase in the likelihood of death during
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You may have passed by the boards yourself, or seen them going viral online, but now we talk to the duo responsible for the inspirational messages left on London Underground customer information boards, to discover the story behind their iconic verses It was March 2017, and crowds of people were surging into North Greenwich tube
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To celebrate B Corp month, here are 12 of our favourite better businesses – brands that are committed to using their business as a force for good Not all companies do business kindly. Many are yet to be inclusive, pay fair wages, offer safe working conditions and look after the planet. But, all businesses can
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