Whether you are going through a stressful time, have an upcoming exam or are ‘just not feeling yourself’, it can be hard to know how to cope.
Age doesn’t make a difference here. We can all go through times when we feel overwhelmed by our emotions, not understanding how to manage them, or really if we’re ever going to feel ‘like ourselves’ again.
But there are steps we can take to ease some of the pressure.
Purchase a journal just for you
Go out and buy a notebook that appeals to you. Whether it’s plain, patterned or has dinosaurs on, buy it! This journal is for you to fill with thoughts, worries and goals.
The aim of this journal is to give you a place to express yourself. Some of us may not be comfortable speaking about how we feel, so having a private place to write down your thoughts can be a great help.
Write down everything that is going through your head, whatever it may be. If you’re moving house, be sure to mention the...