So the other day I got called out of class and sent home to isolate after someone I sit near tested positive for Rona. I'm so upset and I don't know why. Since it happened I can't stop crying and I feel really freaked out by it. How can I stop being such an idiot? I bet no one else is reacting like this?!
My parents are over protective and don't let me use social media. They say it is because of so many bad influences. It makes it hard for me to talk to friends at school and feels like I have no life. I feel really bad and have thoughts I can't tell them beuase they would be scared for me. What can I do?
Bored? Demotivated? Can't get yourself out of a slump? Yeah, us too, this can be a tricky time when mood can drop and the tedium of the same 4 walls can mean we don't feel like doing anything much. But sometimes you just have to GET MOVING on SOMETHING! So when you can't decide - use our handy tool.
How do you get rid of anxiety when it flares up? We so often feel like all we need is a bit of reassurance - but what when that only helps short term? And what when you KNOW your anxiety is irrational - but that doesn't make it go away? In this second part of our series all about ANXIETY, Kate explains why its all about the right kind of reassurance, and shares three tips for getting rid of an anxiety flare.
With SO much going on right now, it's easy to feel caught in the chaos, like you don't have control of anything. So how do you cope with times when you can't keep a grip on everything that matters, and avoid getting drawn into things which are less healthy as you try to get back some balance? Kate shares three things that WILL help...
How has LOCKDOWN and PANDEMIC changed YOUR eating patterns? In Eating Disorders Awareness Week it’s good to think about what is NORMAL - especially in an ABNORMAL season! So we asked some young people to tell us what they’ve noticed… here are 5 of their REAL answers, with some tips and tricks to try:
So, this is a pretty rough start to the new year! Lockdown, canceled exams, fears around new virus variants, and a wait to get vaccines out - it's a lot to take in. So what do you do when you don't know what to do? When you just feel like you've had it with pandemic life, but you can't change it? Here's Kate sharing three tips that WILL help...
Isolating? In Quarantine? Or just (!) a localised lockdown? So many of us are back to being under restrictions now in this autumn #PandemicSeason. But how do you cope when it feels like the walls are closing in on you and claustrophobia is starting to kick in? How do you get through when you can't get out?