how can we manage
Navigating anxiety and stress
In the hustle and bustle of modern life, anxiety and stress have become familiar companions for young people in the UK. So how can we understand, cope with, and ultimately manage these common mental health challenges?
What are the common triggers?
How can you deal with it?
Mindfulness and Meditation: Practices that focus on the present moment can help reduce anxiety and stress.
Breathing Exercises: Deep breathing techniques can calm the body’s stress response.
Physical Activity: Regular exercise releases endorphins, which can improve mood and reduce stress.
Healthy Lifestyle Choices: Eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep, and avoiding excessive caffeine and alcohol can help manage anxiety and stress
Seeking Support: Talking to friends, family, or a mental health professional can provide valuable support and coping strategies.
Time Management: Organise your tasks and priorities to reduce overwhelming feelings.
Limiting Screen Time: Set boundaries for screen use to reduce digital stressors.
Learning to Say “No”: It’s important to set boundaries and not overcommit.
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Anxiety and stress management
Depression and Loneliness
Social media and mental health
Navigating financial stress
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The NHS waiting list crisis
GP Recruitment crisis 2017
How to do an NHS patient survey
Behaviour change in primary care
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Game theory in healthcare.
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