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Coronavirus & Mental Health: Returning To Life After Lockdown

Posted July 30th, 2020
Social anxiety The impact of changing from a regular routine to a period of uncertainty has been well-discussed in relation to mental health, especially in terms of how this influences an individual’s feelings of anxiety. These feelings have understandably been of great concern over recent months but, as the lockdown restrictions have slowly eased, life is gradually returning to some sense of normality and the attention on mental health is shifting in another direction. With this in mind, how can you ensure you embrace post-lockdown life in as calm and ...

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Filled Under: Anxiety

Couple Anxiety: 4 At-Home Activities To Reduce Lockdown Tension

Posted June 29th, 2020
Anxiety concept image The stresses of COVID-19 are understandably causing a powerful impact on our mental health. Financial pressures, furlough schemes and even social anxieties are all weighing on our minds as we start to think about seeing our friends and families again. However, for now at least, we are still in the midst of the lockdown, forcing us to stay alert and maintain social distancing measures. It is still, therefore, imperative we all take care of our mental health as a priority. With this in mind, join us as we ...

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COVID-19: 4 Ways To Keep Your Mind Healthy

Posted May 26th, 2020
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After forcing millions of people to stay inside, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised huge concerns over the mental health and well-being of everyone, everywhere. While staying on top of our physical health is obviously imperative right now, keeping your mental health in check is also vital, in order to ensure your brain is being consistently stimulated. If you are looking for ways to do this effectively, don't worry - we've got you covered.

1 - Read With Caution.

While it may be hard to escape COVID-19 news at the ...

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COVID-19 & CBT: How to Improve Your Mental Health

Posted April 22nd, 2020
Coronavirus Counselling The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in many changes to our lives in the last few weeks, leaving many of us facing a varied array of emotions. Whether it be growing fears over contracting coronavirus itself, cabin fever from being stuck at home day in day out, or a feeling of paranoia from self-isolating, it’s imperative to focus on our mental health and concentrate on our wellbeing over the coming weeks. The lockdown has forced many of us to change our routines and plans, ultimately knocking our minds into an unfamiliar frequency. ...

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7 roadblocks to making positive changes & how to overcome them

Posted March 9th, 2020
Red arrows with a road barrier At KlearMinds, our team of highly experienced life coaches are professionally trained, sensitive and approachable, and work in total confidence. We are able to help with a wide range of issues to help you grow and make positive changes in your life, both personally and professionally. While everyone’s situation is different, we all experience ‘roadblocks’ to success from time to time. Here, we’ve put together seven common obstacles to change – whether you’re seeking a better work-life balance or growing a business, seeking a new ...

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4 things to do when you’re feeling anxious

Posted February 13th, 2020
Anxiety is a general feeling of unease, fear or nervousness that everyone experiences from time to time. Physical sensations can be very strong and include tension, nausea and a tightness in the chest. Mentally and emotionally, anxiety can affect the way you think about things, with everyday situations feeling frightening and dangerous. Severe anxiety can take many different forms – from generalised anxiety to specific phobias, anxiety attacks and panic attacks – that can be successfully treated with professional therapy, so please don’t feel you ...

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9 reasons why seeing a therapist may help you

Posted January 28th, 2020
Face In The Cloud Whether or not you’re in favour of committing to New Year’s Resolutions, the beginning of the year offers a great opportunity to review not only your physical health but your mental health too. Are there positive changes you would love to make this year? Psychotherapy can give you the capacity to improve your life in many ways. Discover how to manage difficult issues with greater ease, create better relationships and take your life in a direction that gives you more personal fulfilment. Therapy can be an incredibly ...

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Filled Under: Happiness

How your marriage can survive infidelity

Posted December 13th, 2019
How your marriage can survive infidelity There are few marital problems that can cause as much emotional pain as an affair. That’s because infidelity undermines the very foundations of a marriage. However, it doesn’t have to be the end. If both partners are committed to staying in the relationship and are prepared to make things better, your marriage not only has a good chance of surviving, it can actually become stronger as a result.

What is infidelity?

The classic definition of infidelity is if one partner has a sexual affair with someone outside ...

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Filled Under: Counselling, Relationships

6 steps towards living your dream life

Posted November 8th, 2019
Create your future While some people seem to be born lucky with an innate sense of purpose, for most of us this is simply not the case. But whether you’re 27 or 72, it is possible to shape your own path in life, and living it authentically and full of happiness. Discovering your inner passion may not happen automatically, but if you give your inner voice a chance to be heard, you’d be surprised at what it might be telling you. Unfortunately, many of us are so used to shutting down our gut ...

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5 techniques to help change negative thoughts of depression

Posted October 23rd, 2019
Positive and negative thinking crossword puzzle According to the mental health charity Mind, one in six people per week report experiencing a mental health problem such as anxiety or depression in England. If you suffer from depression, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) can help you break negative thought patterns and aid recovery. Research has found that people with depression may inadvertently suppress positive emotions with thoughts such as ‘I don’t deserve to be happy’ or ‘This good feeling won’t last’. This is called ‘dampening’, a negative defence mechanism to protect from potential ...

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Filled Under: Anxiety, Depression

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