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Protecting yourself and others online during COVID-19

It’s never been more important to stay virtually connected. Yet increased internet usage has seen a rise in cyber bullying, phishing scams, conspiracies and misinformation. Here we look at the current risks of engaging online, as well as ways to help others (particularly young people) combat these and stay safe online.

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Staying on top of working from home during COVID-19

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, many people have found themselves working from home. There are many benefits to working from home, as well as some pitfalls. Here we look at some of the challenges and how to stay on top of working from home.

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Physical, mental, and financial support during COVID-19

COVID-19 has led many of us to feel concerned about our health. One of the best ways to protect our health is to know where to go for support. Here, we have complied some tips for keeping safe, as well as resources for practical support, including support options available if your job, financial or housing situation has been impacted by this crisis.

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Homeschooling (and keeping kids busy) during COVID-19

The COVID- 19 pandemic is having a significant impact on people’s lives. One of the biggest challenges, has been for parents and carers to guide their children through ‘at home’ learning. Here we look at some tips and resources to help you keep the kids happy and learning.

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Looking after your mental health during COVID-19

Stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on your health – both in the short and long term. Learn how to look after your mental health during COVID-19.

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How to talk to your kids about drugs

No matter how much you try and protect them, your children are going to live in a world where drugs exist. Therefore it is important you learn how to talk to your kids about drugs without alienating them.

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Five movies to watch when you have a broken heart

Movies can make us laugh, cry, think and most of all they can make us feel – they have the power to lift our spirits, inspire us and make us feel hopeful. Here are five movies to watch when you have a broken heart.

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Overcoming failure

We never set out to fail. We set out with the hopes and dreams of being successful in whatever it is we do. Sometimes we’re successful, and sometimes we’re not, but accepting failure as part of everyday life can help. Let’s take a look at three strategies that can help you overcome failure.

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Favourite blogs of 2019

As the year draws to a close it’s time to look back at some of the most engaging topics and information that have resonated within our community.

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Understanding the differences between social isolation and loneliness

Social isolation and loneliness, despite sounding similar, are in fact quite different. Understand the differences between social isolation and loneliness.

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