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International Women’s Day – Break The Bias

March 7th, 2022|

March 8th is International Women's Day. It's a day to celebrate women's achievement, raise awareness against bias and take action for equality. From forging inclusive work cultures where women's careers thrive and their achievements are celebrated to assisting women to be in a position of power to make informed decisions about their health, the theme

Eating Disorders: Improving Professional Training

March 4th, 2022|

[May contain distressing themes] Introduction This week has been Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW). With the highest mortality rate of all mental health disorders, and affecting around 1.25 million people in the UK, it has become even more crucial for health professionals to receive adequate training on recognising early symptoms and providing support to families

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DBT – A Therapy That Can Help If You Struggle With Self- Harm or Impulsive Behaviours

March 1st, 2022|

Intro Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD) is a globally recognised event aimed at challenging and combating the stigma associated with self-harm. Taking place on 1st March every year, this day allows people to open up and seek available support for a topic people often find difficult to talk about.  At InsideOut we offer one to one

Why Kindness Is Good For You.

February 17th, 2022|

“Life is an echo. What you send out comes back. What you sow, you reap. What you give, you get. What good you see in others, also exists in you.” Zig Ziglar. Fifteen years ago The New Economic Foundation started their quest to develop evidence based guidelines on how we can enhance our own emotional

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Time to Talk Day 2022

February 3rd, 2022|

  3rd February marks Time to Talk Day, a national awareness day designed to open up the conversation around mental health. Following the ongoing pressures and stresses from the impact of the pandemic there has never been a better time to check in with your loved ones, friends and family to see how they


January 24th, 2022|

When was the last time someone gave you a compliment? Do you recall how it made you feel? Did you notice how the other person took it? How good are you at taking compliments? In celebration of National Compliment Day 2022, let’s explore the science of compliments and why we should give more of them.

Beating the January Blues: Creating goals for 2022

January 16th, 2022|

First of all, let's talk the elephant in the room that comes up the third week of every January, Blue Monday. Before you spiral into a day of despair, I am going to stop you right there. I've got some good news for you that's hopefully going to put a new slant on your day.

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Taking action against domestic abuse

December 3rd, 2021|

Over Christmas 2020, calls to domestic abuse charities and police call centres doubled. The abuse disclosed by callers included physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. Research suggests that the perfect storm of financial pressures, social isolation, child care issues, and increased substance misuse can all play a role in the seasonal increase in rates of abuse

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Uncomplicating your grief

December 2nd, 2021|

Grief is an existential given - we will all have to go through bereavement of a friend, relative or pet at some point in our own life. Whilst grieving is a painful process for most of us, for others there can be mixed feelings of guilt, regrets, denial, shame and even relief, that make it