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Mental Health Support for Carers: How to Care For Yourself

Looking after another person’s mental and physical well being is a tremendous task, and in some cases, creating time for yourself can feel like a chore. While it is easier said than done, establishing time within the day to breathe and to have “you time” is a crucial form of mental health support for carers.  Naturally, you aren’t going to inherit perfect time management or master the art of self-care after reading this blog. Instead, you will hopefully walk away…

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What is Carers Week 2022?

Make Caring Visible, Valued and Supported  Carers Week 2022 is an annual event that aims to spread awareness, love, and appreciation of you, the fantastic individuals who spend a large majority of their time looking after the well-being of others. In particular, Carers Week 2022 is keen to raise awareness for unpaid carers who are looking after and providing for loved ones. Many unpaid carers make the mistake of not identifying as carers and therefore miss out on information and…

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Mental Health Awareness Week- Tackling loneliness as a Carer

Being a carer isn’t easy. There’s no doubt that when someone relies on you for their basic needs and wellbeing, the stress of it can quickly become overwhelming. Never having time for yourself and pretty much being on the clock 24/7 can be challenging and lonely.  As a carer can it can be difficult to do many of the things that most people take for granted. Being unable to enjoy social activities with friends and family can leave you with…

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Beat The January Blues

Blue Monday is the name given to the third Monday in January, as it is often defined as the most depressing day of the year. After spending all of November and December rushing around and preparing for the holidays, January can leave us feeling a little deflated. From the lack of daylight, minimal socialization (thanks to dry January) to the gloomy weather, January can leave us feeling a little blue – but it doesn’t have to be that way! Get…

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Summer Wellness Tips for Carers

Are you searching for summer wellness tips for carers? As a carer, you know that taking care of someone is a wonderful, rewarding and challenging experience. From the life-long connections, wonderful memories to the stressful periods, you are doing a vital (and stressful) job. Whether you are paid or unpaid, it is extremely easy to put your own needs aside and mistreat your wellbeing as a carer. For instance, if you don’t have the proper measures or wellbeing practices set…

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Beauty Must-Haves You Don’t Want To Miss!

While we might not be able to get to the beauty stores in person, that doesn’t mean we have to miss out on the latest products. Skincare and beauty products are continuously improving, and naturally, we are always on the lookout for the next best thing. From the latest moisturiser, serum, exfoliator or treatment, we deserve to treat our skin. To help you with your search for the hottest products, we have listed some of the best makeup brands and…

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How Can Nature Improve Your Mental Health?

This year, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place between the 10th and 16th of May and the theme is nature. After being locked indoors for the best part of a year, getting outdoors and appreciating nature sounds lovely.  However, while there has been countless studies and research done into the subject, many people don’t seem to realise how beneficial nature can be for mental health.   Nature is an excellent mental health resource. Getting outside and connecting with nature can be…

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Stress Awareness Month: Tips For Carers

The month of April is dedicated to promoting stress. Unfortunately, a staggering amount of people endure high levels of stress on a regular basis. In the past year, it was reported by The Mental Health Foundation that 71% of people had felt so stressed that they were overwhelmed. It was also reported that: 51% of adults who feel stressed reported that they also felt depressed, and 61% said that they were anxious. 37% of adults who reported that they felt…

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Tips For A Better Nights Sleep

Sleep and rest can have a massive effect on our overall health and not getting the right amount or struggling to sleep can leave you feeling fatigued, demotivated, not fresh and tired, which is why it’s important to understand the need for a good night’s rest. Being a Carer, you’ll likely have faced disruptive sleep many times, whether it be because of long shifts, 24/7 care, general stress or a magnitude of other things that contribute to a poor sleep…

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Delicious Pancakes To Try On Pancake Day

Each year, the pancake game gets stronger, from different types of pancakes, shapes, ingredients, to the toppings on top, there is so much to choose from! We are here to help you out and have listed some of our favourite pancake recipes. We know you won’t just have the one so treat yourself with a variety of different ingredients and toppings to satisfy your sweet tooth and cravings. What to make on Pancake Day? Fluffy Banana Pancakes Have you joined…

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