Google Search: How Does Depression…?

Google Searches How Does Depression

We’ve all headed to Google for answers, on a wide variety of questions, and it tends to come up trumps most of the time. When we head to Google with health-related queries though, it can be a bit hit and miss, and sometimes, really quite frightening. We’ve addressed some common Google searches beginning with ‘How…

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Our ‘S-Elf-Care Is Snow Joke’ BuddyBox – The Reaction

Our 'S-Elf-Care Is Snow Joke' BuddyBox - The Reaction

December can be a hectic and difficult month (understatement of the year!). We’re trying to do all the things, and be all the things, and meet all the people. Often, when we’re busy like this, one of the first things to be sacrificed is self-care. However, when we’re super busy, and feeling under a lot…

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Understanding The Difference Between Nervousness And Anxiety

Understanding The Difference Between Nervousness And Anxiety

Sometimes it can be hard to work out whether we’re experiencing nervousness or anxiety. Nervousness is a human emotion that everyone experiences from time to time. Anxiety can be a diagnosable medical condition. We often turn to Google in a bid to work out what we’re living with, but that can leave us feeling even…

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

#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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Depression: How To Cope When There’s An Upheaval In Our Lives

Depression: How To Cope When There's An Upheaval In Our Lives

Whether upheaval is due to a positive change, or due to difficult circumstances, it can be overwhelming and unsettling. We may feel as though we’re not sure whether we’re coming or going and it can take a while for the dust to settle. Upheaval is particularly difficult when we’re experiencing a mental illness. Causes Of…

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Google Searches: Can Depression…?

Google Searches: Can Depression...?

‘Google’ is so often our first port of call when we have a question or want to find out about something – we ‘Google’ our query – and that includes health-related matters too. Sometimes though, the information we stumble upon can be incorrect and inaccurate or simply not answer the question we have. We’ve answered…

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Our ‘As Snug As A Bug’ BuddyBox – The Reaction

Our 'As Snug As A Bug' BuddyBox - The Reaction

Oh how we wish we could hibernate sometimes! Especially when the wind starts blowing, and the rain comes down. How nice it would be to curl up somewhere warm, and wait out the winter. While we may not be able to retreat entirely, November’s BuddyBox is designed to help us to make the most of…

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The Mental Health Benefits Of Having A Daily Routine

The Mental Health Benefits Of Having A Daily Routine

Mental ill health is disruptive, it can turn our worlds upside down, leaving us feeling kerplunked. Quite often, we might find ourselves having to make adjustments to our lives, to make room for recovery. It can sound counter-intuitive but developing a daily routine can help us to feel more in control of everything, and help…

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Another 13 Symptoms Of Anxiety We Never Talk About

Another 13 Symptoms Of Anxiety We Never Talk About

Anxiety is has a lot of associated symptoms, some of which we sometimes find difficult to talk about. Because we don’t talk about them, it can often feel like we’re alone in what we’re experiencing. The reality is that lots of us experience a variety of symptoms; we’ve pulled together another 13 symptoms of anxiety that we…

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When Anxiety And Depression Pull Us In Different Directions

When Anxiety And Depression Pull Us In Different Directions

Anxiety and depression are separate conditions, but many of us experience both of them at the same time. There can be a huge contrast between anxiety and depression. Sometimes it feels as though depression is pulling us one way, and anxiety is pulling us in the opposite direction. It can leave us feeling trapped somewhere…

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