As someone who has struggled with self-harm for over 12 years I have pretty much heard all the possible distraction techniques or “safer alternatives” to self-harm that anyone under the sun could come up with. While preparing resources for a self-harm support group I had a thought. One of those light bulb moments that completely…

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Stress is the feeling of being overwhelmed. We feel overwhelmed when what we think we should be doing is more than what we feel able to do. This feeling isn’t just one for adults but also children. For young kids, being separated from mum and dad can be stressful. As they get older, stress can be…

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