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Values

We can often feel lost and directionless. We forget what our values are. Considering what our values are and committing to actions based...

Problems & Solutions

I'm overwhelmed by everything at the moment. This can interfere with our ability to solve problems - as we get overloaded and can't focus...

Kindness & Compassion

We’ve talked a lot on Wakey about rumination - or overthinking - and how it’s one of the important ways we become distressed and...

Meaning & Purpose

We've talked before about how good mood and feelings of wellbeing come from doing things that are enjoyable or meaningful for us or give...

Routine in Isolation

It's hard to maintain good mental health without routine. Usually we have routine because of work, childcare, and other responsibilities....

Wellbeing 101

There's too much health advice out there. This week we are going to talk about THE FUNDAMENTALS for mental and emotional wellbeing: Sleep...

Addiction

What is an addiction? It's a habit that is causing you harm. It's not a scientific term and so you can say you're addicted to anything...

Mindfulness

You may have heard people talking about mindfulness. But what is it? A skill that many people don't learn - but which is a useful skill...

Confidence & Self-Esteem

What is self-esteem? It means different things to different people but basically it means that you tend to think of yourself as...

Panic Attacks

What is a panic attack? A panic attack is a thing your body does when it thinks there is an accident or emergency. It is the sudden...

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Dr. Iain's Notes...

Below we have included all of the notes from our chief scientist, hailing from Oxford University Hospital, the wise and oh-so-wonderful Dr. Iain Jordan.

Every article contains a summary including the Doc's best tips, link & advice for each week of Wakey to help give you some guidance in difficult times.