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A recent study has suggested that 4 out of 5 of the most popular social media sites have had a negative impact on young people’s mental health, according to a survey conducted with the Royal Society of Public Health and Young Health Movement. The concern was that fitness and lifestyle accounts have become more and […]

Is social media impacting our mental health?

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As we have entered our second year of the global pandemic, working from home remains in place for many employees around the world. Whilst the exit from lockdown in the UK and returning to the office appears to be on the horizon for many, it is important to keep in mind that a work-from-home and […]

Thrive Blog: Healthy ways to spend your lunch break when working from home

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It’s that time of the year again; winter begins, Christmas approaches and the days are shorter. It’s common to be affected by changing seasons and weather or to have times where you feel less comfortable. Christmas holidays are usually portrayed as a time of happiness where many of us are surrounded by loved ones, but […]

Thrive Blog: Beating the Winter Blues

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It is completely normal that we sometimes have a low mood and feel a little sad or down. However, if you know someone who is constantly feeling sad and cannot enjoy anything positive anymore for a longer period of time, your friend or partner might be experiencing symptoms of depression. The probability that you know […]

Thrive Blog: How to Support Someone with Depression

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Due to the current crisis, many organisations had to make drastic structural changes and reductions in their workforce. Others still have employees furloughed who may fear also being made redundant soon. Redundancies can be very stressful and can mean a significant life change. They can affect our self-confidence and challenge our sense of purpose and […]

Thrive Blog: Coping with Redundancies

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With the winter months coming, some of us might worry about being affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD) which is a type of depression. Commonly, SAD is called a “winter depression” as people often experience symptoms like feeling low, tired and lethargic during the dark winter months. Some people might also experience symptoms in summer […]

Thrive Blog: Anxiety associated with Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Before we talk about ways of creating good habits and breaking the bad ones, it’s important to understand what habits are and how they’re formed. Most of the things that we do every day are the result of habits. You know when to brush your teeth or how to get dressed. Whether you have a […]

Thrive Blog: Breaking & Making Habits

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Over the last two decades, the use of social media has become part of our daily lives. We use it for entertainment, to stay connected and to keep up to date with important information. Especially in the last few months during the COVID-19 outbreak, social media has helped to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation […]

Thrive Blog: How Social Media affects Adolescent Mental Health: Understanding the Pros & Cons

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You would be hard-pressed to find a person not familiar with the concept of identity. For an idea that has only been around a little over 100 years, this speaks volumes about its power. Of course, this is not to say that identity as a concept did not exist before, but its significance has changed […]

Thrive Blog: The Concept of Identity