Back-To-School Anxiety: How To Help Your Peers

Sophia is a 17 year old student and mental health advocate. As an official Earkick Ambassador, she knows first hand that supporting peers who are struggling emotionally can make a huge difference in their daily life. Check out how she approaches peer support and what she learned from her own experience with overcoming the very common habit of finger picking. Continue reading Back-To-School Anxiety: How To Help Your Peers

NAMI publishes Ella’s story ‘Growing Up with Panic Attacks’

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness in the USA, published a heart-rending story by our very own Ella about her panic attacks which started when she was nine years old. Ella describes how she learnt to navigate her challenges over the last 5 years and shares advice to her younger self (and others.) Ella … Continue reading NAMI publishes Ella’s story ‘Growing Up with Panic Attacks’

How regular physical exercise reduces stress and anxiety

Your parents said it, your teachers said it, your athletic friends preached it and yes, you’ve heard it over and over: Physical exercise is good for combatting your stress and anxiety.  But wait, why? Isn’t life busy enough and doesn’t our daily grind make us sweat and rush sufficiently? Benefits of exercise – a bag … Continue reading How regular physical exercise reduces stress and anxiety