Exams are a standard part of the academic process and can be a useful way to measure what you have learned and your progress. However, exams can also be a source of stress for many students of all ages.
Tag: Mental health
The importance of self-compassion: How to be kind to yourself and boost your mental health
Research shows that being kind to yourself has numerous benefits for mental health. We can all learn how to challenge our negative self-talk and be more compassionate to ourselves.
The importance of friendship for mental health: Tips for building and maintaining strong connections
Friendship and mental health are closely linked. The relationships we have with our friends can have a profound impact on our mental health and overall well-being. Conversely, our mental health can also affect the quality and stability of our friendships.
13 Reasons Why….
There are so many benefits to online learning that Way Ahead therapy has decided to offer evidence-based online courses to support health and wellbeing
Change your negative self-talk
Thoughts are stories that we tell ourselves. These stories aren't always true.
Overcome anxiety so it doesn’t make your world smaller
Try asking yourself these three questions when you feel anxious...
Break the Barriers; Girls and Sports
A recent study has identified that self-belief, concerns about body image and a sense of not belonging are factors that affect teenage girls engagement in sport.
Why conversations can be hard
For some people the prospect of having to isolate or be in lockdown is a nightmare, however for others it has been a relief. Not having to leave the house and engage in social situations can provide respite from feelings of anxiety or stress. Social anxiety Social situations can create anxiety for a range of… Continue reading Why conversations can be hard
Boost your sleep with Occupational Therapy
Getting the right amount of good quality sleep helps us with occupational participation and performance. Sleep gives us the energy we need to function in our day to day lives. Occupational Therapists can help with sleep difficulties.
Tips for minding your mental health at Christmas
Over Christmas it can seem like everyone else is merry and bright. However for many of us Christmas can be a stressful time. It can bring feelings of sadness, loneliness or anxiety. Here are some tips and ideas for looking after your mental health during the festive season.