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18 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are

Growing up is tough, especially when everybody else seems to be in a better place than you. But take it from us, it’s all an illusion and you’re definitely doing better than you think you are. Here are 18 ways to prove it. 1) You have a couple of really great friends. Okay so the

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Dealing with Anger: A Toolkit

Anger can be a useful emotion because it tells us when something is unfair or unjust. We’re often told to hide our anger or to squash it down, but no emotion is a bad one, and we can’t turn them off. Instead, we should see anger as motivation to try and address the unfairness we’re

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Everything You Need to Know About Feeling Sad – And What You Can Do to Feel Better

Feeling sad is something that happens to all of us. Your football team loses, you fall out with a friend, or something much worse happens, and it can feel like a smile is a distant memory. But what is sadness, and what actually happens to us when we feel sad?  What does serotonin do?  So

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5 Quick Things We Can Do to Feel Happier

What actually makes us happy? There are lots of things we think will make us happy, but that kind of happiness doesn’t seem to last very long most of the time. One of the reasons for this, is a brain feature called the Hedonic Treadmill. The Hedonic Treadmill is when we feel happy or sad

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Everything You Need to Know About Anger

Why do we get angry?  Take a moment to think about a time when you were really angry. What was happening in your body? Maybe your face felt hot? Or your palms started sweating? When we feel an emotion, it’s not just happening in our head – our whole body experiences it. Our mind is

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8 Things to Feel More Secure In Yourself

Am I good enough?  Comparing ourselves to the people around us is totally normal. It can even be helpful, because it helps us work out who we are and what we’re good at. But unfortunately, we’re surrounded by unrealistic examples of what our lives ‘should’ be like, which is especially true on social media. Social

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Everything You Need to Know About Stress (And How to Deal With It)

We’ve all felt stressed before. Exams, money worries, family issues, friend drama. Whatever negatively impacts your life is sure to bring with it some stress. But what actually is it? And what does it actually do to us?  Stress is a state of emotional tension that we experience when our brain thinks that we are

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7 Reasons Why Virtual Relationships Are Not As Bad As You Think

In our Valentine study, 55% of young people admitted to having had a virtual relationship. This statistic comes as no surprise when you consider that the vast majority of our time is now spent roaming the internet and communicating with others via various social networks. While online relationships have gained some bad press – blamed

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7 Signs You’re Addicted To Social Media

Are you addicted to social media? We’ve paired up with Lynx to uncover some of the biggest telltale signs that you’re completely hooked. Know somebody who can relate? Share this with them! If social media is taking over your life, let it off your chest and join the conversation on our community: Subscribe to our

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Why Comparing Yourself On Social Media Is Making You Unhappy – Video

Ever looked at someone else’s life on social media and thought that you do anything to have that life? Yeah us too. Comparing yourself to social media is something that we all do from time to time, but it can actually have a pretty negative impact on your mental wellbeing. Give this a watch, and

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