Mental Health

Happiful has always loved and admired the work of The Body Shop, but their campaign to improve self-love globally has inspired us to take action – and we encourage you to do the same… Each and every one of us will experience moments of self doubt and less-than positive thoughts about our abilities or the
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Digital expert Harvey Morton shares his experience of burnout and tips for helping yourself out of it 2020 has had a significant impact on people’s mental health. Likely, we won’t see the full effects for a while. The positive from this difficult situation is that people are happier than ever to openly discuss challenges with
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So many of us are struggling with the thought of getting out and about as lockdown restrictions lift. Maybe the answer is SLOSO – a purposefully slow return to socialising? There was FOMO (fear of missing out), then there was JOMO (joy of missing out) and now as we work our way through the latest
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Working alongside mental health campaigner Jonny Benjamin, Britt Pflüger has curated a beautiful and inspiring collection of 101 stories of hope, but it’s the life experience of her rescue dog, a 16-year-old staffy called Matilda, that’s made the most impact upon her… If 2021 had a guiding word or theme, I believe it would be
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Ready meals may well have a bad reputation, but is it actually deserved? We say they don’t have to be unhealthy, and have some tips to make them a little more nutritious… The humble ready meal offers a lunch or dinner solution in a matter of minutes. Whether you’re craving a bowl of pasta, a
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Personal trainer Jemma Thomas shares her top tips for returning to exercise after a break Taking a holistic approach to health is something we highly encourage here at Happiful. We know how body and mind are connected and recognise the impact exercise can have on our mental health. This doesn’t mean it’s easy though. Taking
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A new survey has revealed that one in four Brits has watched post-apocalyptic films during the pandemic New data released by NOW TV reveals that Brits have been turning to apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic, and dystopian movies as a source of comfort and entertainment during the ongoing Covid pandemic. Popular films featuring end-of-the-world scenarios, along with cult
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When it comes to finding your purpose, Jay Shetty has been on a unique personal journey. But now, the former monk-turned-global keynote speaker, life coach, and podcast host is sharing the insight and wisdom he’s learned I’m excited to read this article, because I’ve shared so many things I haven’t said before,” declares Jay Shetty
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Follow these tips to harness pockets of positivity when you’re going through periods of helplessness We all feel hopeless every now and then – whether it stems from anxiety about things that are out of our hands, or in situations where the challenges seem immense. It almost feels like an understatement to say that 2020
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The world produces more than 380 million tonnes of plastic every year, and this can take up to 500 years to decompose. So is it possible to kick the habit? Happiful’s Kathryn Wheeler gave it a go Cards on the table, when sustainable online shop Let’s Go Plastic Free challenged me to give up plastic
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What happens when the news cycle starts to feel too heavy? It turns out that what we hear and see being reported, could be negatively impacting how we view the world… The news cycle: it’s inescapable. Whether we chose to get our updates from newspapers, television reports, online, or social media, if we want to
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Brb, ttyl, g2g – we used to be so good at stepping away from digital conversations, and it’s time to bring those old-school habits back into practice According to a study by Ofcom, people in the UK check their smartphones every 12 minutes of the waking day, with 40% of adults looking at their phone
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Get stuck into these easy, effective craft projects to help soothe a busy mind, challenge your creativity, and leave you with something to be proud of If life is what you make of it, when you choose to make art, things get a little brighter. Of course, sometimes the things that knock us off course
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