Mental Health

Ben Stokes: ‘I still get goosebumps when I watch the World Cup on TV’
Cricket

Ben Stokes: ‘I still get goosebumps when I watch the World Cup on TV’

Talking to The Big Issue, cricket icon Ben Stokes speaks his mind on ticket prices, relishing competition, and being a shadow of himself.

Houseplants don’t just look nice – they can also give your mental health a boost
Health

Houseplants don’t just look nice – they can also give your mental health a boost

From removing pollutants to releasing endorphins, houseplants play more of a role in mental health than we give them credit for.

Four ways to stop thinking the worst will happen when you’re stressed
Mental health

Four ways to stop thinking the worst will happen when you’re stressed

Professor of neuroscience Patricia Riddell details how to soothe the mind when feeling stressed.

Calum Scott: ‘Pouring my heart out is the only way I can write’
Music

Calum Scott: ‘Pouring my heart out is the only way I can write’

Hussain Manawer: ‘From sadness, I created beautiful things’
mental health

Hussain Manawer: ‘From sadness, I created beautiful things’

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OCD almost took my life. I need help. Not awareness.
Mental health

OCD almost took my life. I need help. Not awareness.

How to manage your mental health when looking for a new job
Careers advice

How to manage your mental health when looking for a new job

Alyssa Mancao and the rise of social media therapists
Health

Alyssa Mancao and the rise of social media therapists

5 things we can learn from Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof
TV

5 things we can learn from Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof

How to deal with new rules for restaurant menus if you’re worried they might be triggering
Mental health

How to deal with new rules for restaurant menus if you’re worried they might be triggering

The UK’s top mental health charities: How they help and how to support them
Mental health

The UK’s top mental health charities: How they help and how to support them

‘Heartbreaking’ reports from food bank users show mental health impact of poverty
Food banks

‘Heartbreaking’ reports from food bank users show mental health impact of poverty

Time to Talk Day: Money and mental health
Money

Time to Talk Day: Money and mental health

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Mark Cavendish: ‘I’m gonna win next year’
Cycling

Mark Cavendish: ‘I’m gonna win next year’

I was unemployed for nearly 20 years – mental health support changed my life
Unemployment

I was unemployed for nearly 20 years – mental health support changed my life

Comedian Mark Watson: Life, to borrow a footballing term, is a hard place to get a result
Mark Watson

Comedian Mark Watson: Life, to borrow a footballing term, is a hard place to get a result

Any kind of calm will do: The growing trend of mindfulness
Lucy Sweet

Any kind of calm will do: The growing trend of mindfulness

#PostYourPill: The trend aiming to destigmatise mental health medication
Mental health

#PostYourPill: The trend aiming to destigmatise mental health medication

Greg Wise: ‘Strictly is not really about dancing. It’s about being alive’
Strictly Come Dancing

Greg Wise: ‘Strictly is not really about dancing. It’s about being alive’

Matt Haig on A Boy Called Christmas and how to look after your mental health this festive season
Film

Matt Haig on A Boy Called Christmas and how to look after your mental health this festive season

Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds reveals the music that saved his life
stadium fillers

Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds reveals the music that saved his life

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Watch this powerful video made for World Suicide Prevention Day
Health

Watch this powerful video made for World Suicide Prevention Day

The number of UK children unhappy with their lives hits decade high
News

The number of UK children unhappy with their lives hits decade high

Be like Simone Biles: Olympian could help more to prioritise mental health
Health

Be like Simone Biles: Olympian could help more to prioritise mental health

Naomi Osaka’s openness on mental health should be praised, not punished
Opinion

Naomi Osaka’s openness on mental health should be praised, not punished

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