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Chronic Pain and Mental Health: World Mental Health Day

Chronic Pain and Mental Health: World Mental …

It all started one unremarkable night when I was 11. Earlier that day I’d been out riding my horse, and was relaxing on the sofa waiting for ‘I’m a celebrity…Get me out of here!’ to…

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How to kick your nail-biting habit

How to kick your nail-biting habit

Nail-biting is something I’ve struggled with for a number of years. It can be so disheartening, as you could be making a huge effort and doing really well and then all of a sudden, all…

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Why withdrawing my UCAS application twice was the best thing I ever did

Why withdrawing my UCAS application twice was …

Throughout our school lives, and particularly from the age of 15 upwards, every child becomes a victim of the ‘get ready to go to uni’ narrative. I personally believe – as I’m sure many of…

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Erase this word from your vocabulary and change your life forever

Erase this word from your vocabulary and …

Let’s just think about it for a second; language is simply a string of sounds. A string of sounds that has the power to make us feel a spectrum of emotions. One string of sounds…

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How horror movies can ease anxiety

How horror movies can ease anxiety

To even entertain the thought that horror movies can temporarily alleviate anxiety seems ridiculous; it completely defies logic. When you think of films like The Conjuring, Insidious or Sinister, the first things that come to mind are nightmares,…

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