8 Tips For Being Street Smart To Decrease Anxiety

Given that certain parts of the world are on the rise with violence, we are sharing our tips for being street smart, in times of uncertainty. We hope they bring you some sort of comfort and help reduce social anxiety when in the wider community- SMP HQ

Mentally Preparing For The Holidays

Hey SMP fam, we hope you're doing well! If not, hang in there, you got this! Today we thought we would mention some previous posts we've written to help you get through the holidays! First up, the widely unspoken hardship on the holidays surrounding suicide. Did you wince? Yeh, that's unfortunatetly normal, but nonetheless still…

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…

Remember When You Thought You Couldn’t?

But you did. You survived the first wave of lockdown you can do it again! Stock up on books, crafts, Netflix shows and movies. Stay indoors and wait it out! You got this. For those who aren’t in lockdown anymore but are struggling to get back to work or integrate back into society, you got…

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…

What Seeing A Psychologist Is Actually Like

Recently we saw this Instagram post, it said "I think the reason people think their partners can be therapists is because they think therapy is just talking about their feelings. Therapy is a treatment plan; psychology is a science. Having someone listen to you vent is not the same as creating a plan to heal…

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…

A Note to Everyone Struggling With Isolation

Hey, it's been a while, I know. What can I say? I really lost motivation and creativity on what tricks and tips to bring you each week. But I'm back, better late than never right? Today I want to address the struggle isolation and COVID-19 has brought on our lives and especially the strain on our mental health.