Freshers Uncertainty: It’s okay to have mixed feelings

The transition between school and higher education can feel like a huge challenge. It’s understandable to feel afraid, overwhelmed, or stressed, alongside the more talked-about excitement and anticipation.   Moving away from home, meeting new people, learning new things; there’s an endless list of ‘firsts’ when you make this step, but these firsts, whilst daunting,…

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Translating the Feeling Good app into Polish with Feniks

Feeling Good is an audio wellness app accredited by the NHS, which, up until now, has only been available in English. However, thanks to Feniks (who work with the Central-Eastern European community in Scotland) approaching us to translate our app, and the University of Edinburgh providing us with a grant, we are planning to release…

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5 ways to cope with your mental health during a pandemic

Next week is #WorldWellbeingWeek, so we wanted to share with you Dr Sheila Ross’s ‘5 ways to cope with your mental health during a pandemic’.   Dr Sheila shared these tips with charity donation app Sustainably during this year’s #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek. We want to unpack these tips to emphasise the links between positive mental health and…

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John’s Story #StressAwarenessMonth

Unfortunately, stress is and always will be a part of our lives. We can, however, grow from it. Whenever there is a stressful challenge, there is an opportunity for growth. John Yan Huenen

Ever find yourself lying in bed staring at the ceiling, mind spinning so fast that you just know there is no point shutting your eyes? Or maybe your stomach is upset, your body is aching, feeling anxious or you are getting headaches. Maybe all of the above.   Stress affects us all differently and can…

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