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

#BlurtChats We Asked: How Do You Manage To Socialise Within The Confines Of Your Depression Or Anxiety?

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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Our ‘When Life Gets Over-Whale-Ming’ BuddyBox – The Reaction

Our 'When Life Gets Over-Whale-Ming' BuddyBox - The Reaction

Sometimes life feels over-whale-ming. There’s just too much going on, and too much to maintain. We’re struggling to tread water, and have the terrible feeling that we’re about to go under. August’s BuddyBox is for the times when there’s a storm on the horizon and the waves are rolling in. It’s a soothing ‘hug in a box’,…

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The Big Blurtathon

The Big Blurtathon

On Friday the 21st of September 2018, we’re hosting The Big Blurtathon and we really need your help to make it a rip-roaring success. The theme of this years is ‘We All Have A Story’ – because we all do, and we’re going to be handing over the mic to anyone who’d like to hold…

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The Things Employers Can Do To Cultivate A Supportive Workplace Culture

The Things Employers Can Do To Cultivate A Supportive Workplace Culture

When we are able to work, we spend a considerable chunk of time there. It can have a big impact on our mental health – both good and bad. Creating a supportive workplace culture is important. It’s not just the responsibility of the boss or line manager – it’s everyone’s responsibility. That said, a supportive…

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Depression: Turning Down The Volume On External Noise

Depression: how To Turn The Volume Down On External Noise

In this day and age, it can feel as though we have external noise, and information, coming at us from every which way. Sometimes it feels like our phones are forever pinging, our inboxes rarely reach zero, and we get a pile of paper through the door every day. We’re contactable in numerous ways, it…

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Self-Care For When The News Is Terrifying

Self-Care For When The News Is Terrifying

The news seems to be getting more and more alarming. Reading it and listening to it can send our brains into a hyper-aware state, causing us to worry about our family and friends, the future, and humanity. We might experience a physical or emotional reaction, which lasts for a long spell. It can also make…

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What Is A Blanket Fort Support System?

What Is A Blanket Fort Support System?

A blanket fort can be a place of safety and sanctuary, providing us with some much-needed comfort, a safe space – somewhere we can retreat to weather the storms. Thinking about the support we have in terms of a blanket fort can be really helpful. It can help us to put together a support system…

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Our ‘Take Some Koala-ty Time’ BuddyBox – The Reaction

Our 'Take Some Koala-ty Time' BuddyBox - The Reaction

Our lives seem to be getting more and more hectic. We rush, rush, rush from one thing to the next, and we’re always distracted by something. It’s hard to find time for ourselves. But, taking the time to unwind, and ‘just be’, is an important part of self-care. July’s Buddybox is packed with tools to help us slow down, breathe, and take…

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Depression: When It’s Time To Ask For More Help

Depression: When It's Time To Ask For More Help

When we have depression, there are times when we need more help. Sometimes we already have some support. Sometimes we don’t have any support at all. But whatever the starting point; the more supported we feel, the more manageable depression feels. Signs That Our Depression Is Creeping Back Sometimes we have a brilliant run of…

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

#BlurtChats We Asked: How Do You Manage To Socialise Within The Confines Of Your Depression Or Anxiety?

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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