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The pressures of modern life can put a strain on our mental health. The pieces in this section will explain the most common issues, and offer practical ways to help ensure you stay mentally well.

All Mental Fitness Articles

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It’s good to unplug from technology every now and then – here’s why

While technology keeps us connected and on top of everything, we’re probably all too aware of the downsides of either ourselves or loved ones having their head in their phone […]

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Baby blues and postnatal depression – let’s talk

Pregnancy and childbirth are life-changing events and so tend to be highly emotional experiences. It’s perfectly normal for a new mother to feel tearful and experience low moods after childbirth. […]

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Understanding the language of mental health

An estimated one in five of us in Europe will experience mental health problems at some stage in our life. This can range from a low period up to something […]

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How do I manage and reduce my child’s tantrums?

Parents know all too well that, unfortunately, tantrums are a part of life when bringing up little ones. Even the most placid of children will occasionally have a little wobble. […]

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In focus: Let’s take a closer look at period pain and PMS

Research shows that lots of women experience discomfort or pain associated with their menstrual cycle throughout their life. The technical term for this period pain is ‘dysmenorrhoea’.  At its simplest, […]

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