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by Gilad Gamliel I planned my first international trip when I was 23. I was living in Texas and just beginning to venture outside my comfort zone when I decided to say screw it and push the limits. Two years prior I had been diagnosed with OCD and Moderate Anxiety. I’d been relieved by the…

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by Janet Pullin According to the charity Mind, 1 in 4 people will suffer from a mental health problem at some point of their lives, and yet there is still an element of taboo about the subject or admitting that you are the 1 in 4.  I had my fair share of ups and downs…

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What to Expect in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) by Dr Jacqueline Sperling, PhD You have decided to pursue CBT for your child with an anxiety disorder, and understandably, it can be anxiety-provoking not knowing what to expect.  Below is what to anticipate from someone, who practices CBT. Collaboration  CBT is a collaborative treatment.  You and…

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Dentists are a friendly bunch, so it’s surprising to learn that around half of the UK population has a dental phobia according to statistics from the Oral Health Foundation. Even more surprising is that dental phobia beats fear of heights, snakes and the zombie apocalypse to take number-one spot on the nation’s list of scaries….

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Operators of transport such as buses and trains need to do more to support people with mental health difficulties to help them travel, a new survey has revealed. A survey of 385 people who responded to an online survey investigating the relationship between mental health and travel led to Prof Roger Mackett’s report on the…

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Operators of transport such as buses and trains need to do more to support people with mental health difficulties to help them travel, a new survey has revealed. A survey of 385 people who responded to an online survey investigating the relationship between mental health and travel led to Prof Roger Mackett’s report on the…

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TfL urges Londoners to offer up their seats as research shows it still makes one in four people ‘feel awkward’ Priority Seating Week reminds customers to ‘look up’ and consider others when travelling Almost a third of passengers believe that they should only offer their seat if they are in a ‘priority seat’ Distinctive new…

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by Rebbecca Murray I have just finished my undergraduate degree and am currently studying for a master’s in child and adolescent mental health at university. When I was in my teenage years that was when my anxiety disorder seemed to be too overwhelming to deal with everyday life. It was things like going to a…

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We know many people can feel anxious over the Christmas period and become especially anxious about social gatherings during the festive period; it’s quite common. People who experience anxiety and particularly social anxiety can feel pressure to attend the various social engagements and commitments that Christmas brings. This can lead to increased feelings of anxiety….

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