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First Trimester - To exercise or not?

Pregnant? Have you been silently hoping you didn't get a period?  2 weeks after ovulating and hoping magic happened? In fact getting pregnant is not an easy science and you have a very small window of perfection to make things happen.  Which…
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Managing Depression

How do you know if you have depression? Low mood is common.  Covid lifestyle and lockdowns mean that low mood is much more likely in more people, because we are limited in what we can do, how we can do it and our normal strategies of keeping…
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25 press ups for 25 days challenge - men's mental health

What was the 25 press ups for 25 days challenge? Do, 25 press ups for 25 days. Simple. Nominate someone new each day to take up the challenge.  The aim was to raise awareness for men’s mental health, anxiety, ptsd and suicide in particular.…
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Learning through media blackout...COVID

Media Blackout. During the COVID lockdown, I naturally found myself looking less and less at social and mainstream media.  This was in the 4th week of lockdown, in Mid April 2020 when the weather was good and the sun was out. I was…
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Mental Health Emergency

Maybe you have had an experience of what this looks like.  Or, maybe you haven't? The key word to have in mind if you see or feel unsure about someone in a mental health emergency is: SAFE. Phrases for a mental health emergency: ARE YOU…