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Rocketman: Mental Health Themes

This bank holiday weekend, there’s one film that’s predicted to break records in cinemas….Rocketman. This film tells the story of how rock and roll legend, Elton John, rose to fame. I was lucky enough to go and see it this week and despite preconceptions of a classic “rags to...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Body Image

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. It’s an annual campaign designed to make the public take the time to think about mental health and how it may be affecting them or their loved ones. The theme this year is “Body Image” and was chosen to make us all...

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Maternal Mental Health Week 2019

When you mention “maternity” or “pregnancy” to the majority of the population, the classic Hollywood style images of happy families and new-born babies come to mind. However, as we enter into “Maternal Mental Health Week” this week, we want to open up the conversation about the struggles that many...

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Sink or Swim? – Art Therapy

Many mental health conditions are associated with feelings of being trapped or lost. While in these moments it feels as though you’re completely alone and that no one could possibly understand how you’re feeling, it’s important to remember that you are not alone and not only have other people...

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Mother’s Day

Today we celebrate Mother’s Day. It’s a day that, for most, is filled with joy with gift giving and general festivity. However, Mother’s Day can also be extremely difficult for some people. For those who have lost a mother or for mothers who have lost a child, those who...

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Gratitude Journals

For those of us who struggle with mental health, the world can often feel dark and scary. It’s incredibly easy for negative thoughts and feelings to overpower the good things in our lives. Part of dealing with mental health issues it to try and re-train your brain into thinking...

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Nutrition and Hydration Week

Today marks the end of Nutrition and Hydration Week. Your diet can have a lot of effects on your body, but most importantly for us at Dr Julian, it can have a massive effect on your mental health. How can diet help my mental health? People who struggle with many forms...

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Period Poverty – A Step in the Right Direction

March 8thmarked the celebration of International Women’s Day and we at Dr Julian would like to use this blog post to show our support for gender equality and celebrate everyone who identifies as female. Following International Women’s Day, on March 9thit was announced that the government has made the decision...

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