From the LLTTF Blog
Sometimes young people find these changes challenging and may experience anxiety, with lots of changes happening in their bodies, and around them at school and with friendship groups, or related to family issues. Many young people feel pressured to do well and over-perform than ever before creating worry that they may not be on par with their peers. Young people also face challenges surrounding social media, comparing themselves to others, bombarded with messages online, from people they know and people they don’t. For some it’s not an easy time, and they may benefit from a bit of help to navigate their way through these issues and help to gain the life skills they need to manage their anxiety and worry and find ways to feel happier when times are tough.
There’s nothing wrong with worrying. You’re just doing too much of it! This blog talks about how to tackle your worries and start feeling happier again.
The vicious cycle is a way of understanding why we feel as we do. The good news is it can also spin the other way and become a virtuous cycle. This can be used by supporters as a initial assessment – to help people see what is going on and how it is affecting them.
There is the expectation to execute your New Year’s Resolutions from the 1st of January. If like many of us, you don’t mange this it can often leave you feeling like a failure. Evidence shows that most new year resolutions have been forgotten by mid-to late January. One reason for this is that people do have good intentions, however an intention is not necessarily a well-planned goal!
Information Leaflets available from Living Life to the Full.Written by Dr Chris Williams. Being More Assertive The Rules of Assertion BACKGROUND Assertiveness is about being able to make sure your opinions and feelings are considered. You can be...
Problems can feel like mountains – so large – where can you even start? In fact the best way to get over a mountain is to break it down into steps. The same applies to problems. So use the suggestions below to get started on your problem. Take a series of small, steady steps and you will get there.
November is Men’s Health awareness Month, with International Men’s Day falling on November 19th. The month and the day was created to highlight and bring awareness to a number of issues around men’s health.
International Stress Awareness Week is a major annual event focusing on stress management and campaigning against the stigma associated with stress and mental health issues. Recent years have been most challenging times for everyone, with overcoming the pandemic,...
We all worry from time to time – it’s normal. However, worry can become a problem if it gets in the way of you leading the life you want to lead. There are many things that potentially we can worry about. Read our blog to find out tips about handing your worry and feeling better.
BACKGROUND Bad thoughts are the kind of thoughts that actually CAUSE bad feelings. They also often cause you to starting acting in unhelpful ways that makes how you feel even worse. Bad thoughts are really common and affect everyone- but at times when we feel under...