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5 tips for building resilience

We often hear about the importance of building resilience to help us deal with these challenges. But what is resilience and what are some tips for how to build it?

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Burnout: what does it actually mean?

Here we’ve identified common causes and symptoms of burnout, including how to recover.

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7 self-care strategies for carers

Here we look at why carers need self-care strategies and provide some ideas for self-care that you can try yourself.

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What is a panic attack and what should you do if you have one?

A panic attack occurs when the body goes into a flight or fight response, even when there isn’t any immediate threat. Here we cover some common symptoms and what to do if you experience a panic attack.

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What are the benefits of grief counselling?

Here we look at the process of grief and how grief counselling may help you come to terms with your loss.

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How mental health stigma can stop you from getting help

What is mental health stigma and what are some ways to overcome it to get the help you need?

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What is coercive control in a relationship?

The term coercive control has become more well known over the last few years. This form of domestic abuse is when one person in the relationship uses manipulation and controlling behaviour over the other person to create an uneven power dynamic.

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How to implement your healthy lifestyle choices

The lifestyle choices you make may impact your physical health, mental health and wellbeing. Many of us want to make better choices and have a healthy lifestyle, but we often find it hard to get started. So how can we start implementing a lifestyle change to improve our overall health?

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Most popular blogs of 2021

As 2021 draws to a close, let’s look at the most popular blog topics that have resonated with our community over the last 12 months. If you’re concerned about your mental health or worried about someone, CAREinMIND professional counsellors are here to help 24/7.

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Active listening

Good listening is an essential part of effective communication. We have conversations all the time, but we don’t always listen as well as we could. This can lead to misunderstandings and the other person believing that we’re dismissing their feelings and opinions.