Posts by The Blurt Foundation

What Emotional Capacity Is and Why It’s Important

Stress is our body’s normal response to increased physical and emotional pressure. When we’re repeatedly adding to our level of stress, and don’t have anything in place to counterbalance it, those stress levels go up and up until we reach our capacity, our emotional limits – negatively affecting our mental wellbeing. We all have a…

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#BlurtChats: We know depression is an illness – why do we blame ourselves for our symptoms?

On the 2nd Tuesday, of every month, we’re live on Twitter at 8pm (GMT) to facilitate a conversation about a topic related to mental health. Here’s a round-up of our Twitter Chat:  We know depression is an illness – why do we blame ourselves for our symptoms? Hooray! It’s that time of the month again…

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#BlurtChats: What can we do to help ourselves through those ‘really’ bad days?

On the 2nd Tuesday, of every month, we’re live on Twitter at 8pm (GMT) to facilitate a conversation about a topic related to mental health. Here’s a round-up of our Twitter Chat:  What can we do to help ourselves through those ‘really’ bad days? 2 hours to go!See you all soon Blurtaroos!#BlurtChatshttps://t.co/xO0DQ5A3Ec pic.twitter.com/og2bQIKETr — The…

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#BlurtChats: How do you look after yourself during the festive period? 

On the 2nd Tuesday, of every month, we’re live on Twitter at 8pm (GMT) to facilitate a conversation about a topic related to mental health. Here’s a round-up of our Twitter Chat:  How do you look after yourself during the festive period?  Good evening to all you fabulous Blurtaroos? It’s time for our monthly #BlurtChats!…

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#BlurtChats: Workplaces: what are the hurdles and solutions?

On the 2nd Tuesday, of every month, we’re live on Twitter at 8pm (GMT) to facilitate a conversation about a topic related to mental health. Here’s a round-up of our Twitter Chat:  Workplaces: what are the hurdles and solutions? Good evening to our awesome Blurtaroos? – It’s time for our 13th #BlurtChats! This week we…

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#BlurtChats: What helps you get through the Winter months?

On the 2nd Tuesday, of every month, we’re live on Twitter at 8pm (GMT) to facilitate a conversation about a topic related to mental health. Here’s a round-up of our Twitter Chat:  What helps you get through the Winter months? Wow can you believe it Blurtaroos? – It’s our 12th #BlurtChats already! We’ve been doing…

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#BlurtChats Open Chat: Let’s Chat All Things Mental Health

On the 2nd Tuesday, of every month, we’re live on Twitter at 8pm (GMT) to facilitate a conversation about a topic related to mental health. Here’s a round-up of our Twitter Chat:  Open Chat: Let’s Chat All Things Mental Health Hey ho Blurtaroos – It’s time for our TENTH #BlurtChats This week we are having…

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#BlurtChats We Asked: How do you re-frame your negative thoughts about yourself into positive ones?

On the 2nd Tuesday, of every month, we’re live on Twitter at 8pm (GMT) to facilitate a conversation about a topic related to mental health. Here’s a round-up of our Twitter Chat:  How do you re-frame your negative thoughts about yourself into positive ones? Hey ho Blurtaroos – Welcome to our NINTH #BlurtChats This week…

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#BlurtChats We Asked: Why do you think there’s still such a taboo about taking medication for mental ill health?

On the 2nd Tuesday, of every month, we’re live on Twitter at 8pm (GMT) to facilitate a conversation about a topic related to mental health. Here’s a round-up of our Twitter Chat:  Why do you think there’s still such a taboo about taking medication for mental ill health? Welcome Blurtaroos to our EIGHTH #BlurtChats This week…

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Depression: How To Cope With Feelings Of Anger

When we think of depression, symptoms such as numbness, sadness, and lethargy often spring to mind. Something we might not immediately think of, but have probably experienced, is a feeling of anger. Depression makes us irritable Irritability is often a symptom of depression, and it makes total sense; depression usually plays havoc with our sleep patterns. We spend…

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