What is Social Exclusion?

Research has shown that social exclusion can have a detrimental effect on your mental health, including the loss of self-esteem.
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teasing

What’s the difference between teasing and bullying?

Teasing in a light-hearted way can be part of a healthy relationship but being maliciously made fun of can be a form of bullying.
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bystander

Bullying and the role of the bystander

Bullies can make life very difficult for the people they target but what often makes it worse is the bystander who looks on and does nothing.
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How to handle traditional or ‘offline’ bullying

A lot has been written about cyberbullying in recent years but traditional or 'offline' bullying is still just as prevalent.
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emotional

The Mental, Physical and Emotional Signs of Anxiety

Anxiety isn't always obvious. You may not even realise that you're feeling anxious. Here are some signs to watch out for....
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health benefits

5 health benefits of practicing gratitude you may not know about

We all know that we should practice gratitude but are you aware that there are serious health benefits associated with it?
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self-harming

What to do if you’re thinking about Self-Harming

Self-harming happens for lots of different reasons. You're not alone. If you're feeling low, Childline is always here to support you.
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worried school

Worried about going back to school? Here are 6 things that will help

Many people have mixed feelings about going back to school - and some absolutely dread it. Here are a few things that may make it easier.
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festival

7 things you should know when going to a festival!

Attending a summer festival is a rite of passage for most young people and can be an really exciting time. Here's what you need to know...
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embarrassing

How to recover from an embarrassing social situation

Embarrassing moments happen to EVERYONE so don't ever feel alone. The most important thing is how you recover from the situation!
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Binary

What does it mean to be Non-Binary?

Non-binary is a term that helps give voice to a diverse range of gender identities - not just the gender binary of male and female
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self-compassion

Stop beating yourself up! Why we all need more self-compassion

We can all benefit from more self-compassion and it’s important to practice it from an early age so we have it when we need it most
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