Setting New Intentions For December

Intentions* *Noun. Meaning; aim or plan. Holy Moley, where did November go? How is it already the start of December? Oh, that’s right, the world shut down because of a deadly airborne virus…. Say no more. So, SMP community, do you have any aims or goals for December? Tell us in the comments below. Every…

It’s Okay To Need A Break

Hey gang, Shae here (owner of SMP), yesterday I posted an IGTV, getting real with you on instagram about my mental health, the struggle of 2020, the pressure of being a [baby] psychologist & what's going on behind the scenes of SMP. To be honest, it was a bit of a rant but that's okay.…

The Fear Of The “Unknown”

What's the first thing you think of when someone says, “the unknown”? Is it when lockdown will end? Is it dying? Yeh, our thoughts go there too. Given that tomorrow we are going to do the same routine as today, isn’t scary right? so why do we fear the unknown? It’s because as humans we…

FACT VS FICTION: Signs Of Anxiety

We are back with another fact vs viction post! A week ago we did a post on "Debunking Signs of OCD" and this week we are discussing signs of anxiety!! Anxiety is one of the most common human body stress responses. It can occur due to feelings of fear or apprehension of the future. According…

FACT VS FICTION: Debunking Signs Of OCD

Disclaimer: Self diagnosing can do more harm than good, do not take this as a diagnosis. This post is purely for educational purposes & to provide you with facts rather than fiction. We're back with another Mental Health Monday! A big hello to our worldwide readers, we hope you're all doing well. Today we're debunking…

Forgiving For Better Mental Health

Does anyone else find forgiveness hard to do? We do too. Forgiving someone who has wronged you is a uniquely individual process for everyone. It takes us all different times to forgive, it happens in different ways but nonetheless, the end game is the same- to let go & to move on. Today we thought…

Looking Back To Move Forward

Man, I think we can all agree that 2020 has been a weird year, to say the least. It was the turn of a new era, a time for major change and growth. Don’t get me wrong I think we’ve all changed and grown from 2020 and the experiences with COVID, but it’s been super…

Daily Gratitude & Body Positivity Practice

We don’t know about you but we haven’t been feeling great over COVID-19 lockdown over here at SMP HQ. We’ve been struggling with our confidence, our body image (let's be real, the weight we’ve gained) and overall been focussing on the negatives rather than the positives. Does this seem familiar? If it does, you’re in…

Challenging Negative Thoughts

Hello! How are you doing? We hope you're well. Do you struggle with negative thoughts about yourself or others? Do you find it hard to switch off these thoughts? We do too. Below is our NEW 100% printable A5 workbook designed to reduce your negative thoughts & give you simple tools on changing them!! We…

Breaking Down Societal Expectations Of Body Image

I think this is something everyone at some point struggles with, body positivity. Our bodies are constantly changing & growing, they start looking different at a certain age- for some, it's sooner, others it's later. Either way, it can cause us to dislike our shapes and sizes, putting a strain on our mental health. We…