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Panic Attacks

Today, Wednesday 9th March, marks World Panic Day.  The mental health charity mind estimates that around 1 in every 100...

Self-Injury Awareness

Self-Injury Awareness Day is observed every year across the globe in March. It’s marked to help remove the stigma and...

Eating Disorder Awareness

What Is An Eating Disorder? An eating disorder is a mental illness that affects around 1.25 million people in the...

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day falls in February this year and is celebrated globally to raise awareness of the dangers of technology...

Children’s Mental Health Week – Growing Together

Mental health is something we all have. It refers to our psychological, emotional, and social well-being and affects how we...

Time To Talk Day

Today is ‘Time to Talk’ day and to show our support we are giving you some helpful advice on how...

Goal Setting – The Brain’s Reward System

At the start of the month, we set you a challenge – to start building a new habit – creating...

OCD

What is OCD? OCD stands for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, which is a type of anxiety disorder, causing the person to...

World Thank You Day – Kindness

When we think of neuroscience, we often think of complex concepts and studies that are difficult to understand. But at...

Healthy Habits – Top Tips For Success

Firstly, Happy New Year!  It’s here – 2022. The Christmas holidays are a time to enjoy ourselves and our loved...

New Habit – New Neural Pathways

Christmas Cheer is a winter supplier of serotonin and dopamine – creating feel-good chemicals in our brain and body.  So...

All is calm, all is bright….

Can you believe it’s nearly here? 3 more sleeps! Who is the most excited person in your house – you...

Promoting Togetherness This Christmas

We may not live-in tribes anymore, but in many ways, we’re not all that different from our caveman ancestors (as...

Donkeys, shepherds and shining stars – building confidence

It’s panto season and along with pantomimes, we have carol concerts and nativity plays. As we work with children leading...

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like…….

We couldn’t help but laugh our sock off this week when Youth Fairy Lisa shared what her daughter, very seriously...

Self-Esteem

When we ask parents what they would like their children to achieve by coming to work with us, something we...

The Benefits of Kindness

This Saturday, 13th November, is World Kindness Day! You may be aware that there is a Random Acts of Kindness...

The Stress Bucket – National Stress Awareness Day

The Stress Bucket – we all have one of these in our brains.  Well, not an actual bucket (it’s a...

“I’m bored…” Happy October Half-Term!

We made it! October half-term is here. The first half-term can often feel the hardest.  Getting back into the routines...

Parent Self Care: Selfish or Selfless?

Parent guilt – something all of us are likely to feel at some point as we navigate our way through...