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Why self-care matters: small things you can do today to feel better tomorrow

25/05/2018 / Editor's picks

Last Sunday marked the end of Mental Health Awareness Week, and while recognising the ongoing struggle to end the stigma against mental health is important, it’s too easily forgotten that this is an issue affecting men and women alike, all year round. Feelings of low mood, anxiety and stress, are often exacerbated by the hectic 9-5. So, while we wouldn’t dare to unpick the broad subject in a 3 minute article (and ongoing issues should be addressed with a doctor), daily self care is something we can all get on board with. From finally hitting play on that mindfulness podcast, to simply taking some “me time”, here are some ideas to try.

By Danielle Petch