We’ve all had moments where we want to fit in with our friends, colleagues, or community. And sometimes that means we do or say things that aren’t completely true to who we are.
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Self-advocacy is a key factor in wellness and empowerment. But what does it actually mean and why is it so important?
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We all know that playtime is important for children. It is a vital part of early development and improves creativity, social skills, language, and imagination in young brains. But what about playing as an adult – is it still important?
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Research carried out by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) found that there are five core pillars to supporting our wellbeing and mental health – these are known as the Five Ways to Wellbeing.
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We are often told that getting back to nature is good for us. But why actually is that? It’s so important to understand just what an impact the most basic physical factors can have on our wellbeing. Factors like daylight, fresh air, and movement.
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We are all familiar with the concept of social media vs reality—bright shiny filters applied to our faces and lives to make them look glossier than they really are. But do we take things a step further?
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Being sensitive is a mixed bag. It can be painful and emotional at times, but it can also be a strength, fostering compassion, self-awareness, and empathy for others. But to someone sensitive, words can be a double-edged sword.
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