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Tips to Help You Manage Anxiety when Travelling to New Places

Posted by K Clark on Thursday, January 7, 2016, In : Managing Stress 


Travelling to a new location can be daunting, especially if you experience anxiety. Sometimes, however, it is unavoidable. You may need to travel somewhere new to attend a health appointment, visit family or a friend, attend a meeting or interview or start a new job or study.  Below are some steps you can take to manage the feelings of anxiety you may experience in this new situation.

Plan journey
If you are travelling via public transport you can use websites such as Travelline or National Rai...
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Getting Ready for Independence

Posted by K Clark on Monday, July 7, 2014, In : Homecare 

With so many students getting themselves geared up for moving away from home and going off to university it seemed like a good time to share some tips and suggestions on what to buy or acquire when moving out from home and into a shared house or halls of residence.


The Basics: Utensils for Cooking
  • 1 large and 1 small saucepan with lids
  • 1 non-stick frying pan
  • A wooden spoon
  • A knife, fork, teaspoon and tablespoon
  • A sharp knife for preparing food
  • A chopping board
  • A fish slice - plastic is best for using...

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About Me


Katherine Clark I am experienced mental health worker with 15 years experience working with young people and adults with enduring mental health needs. I have set up this blog to share some of the tips and skills I have learnt along the way. If you have any suggestions or particular questions you would like me to answer feel free to email me at enquiries@essentiallifeskills.org







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