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The Importance of Personal Development

Oct 11, 2021

Personal Development

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Importance of Emotional Intelligence for Young People

Aug 03, 2021

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‘If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far’.

Daniel Goleman

How to prepare yourself for life after lockdown

Apr 29, 2021

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You’re not alone. Lockdown has been tough on everyone in the UK.

After two nationwide lockdowns, a third was announced on January 4 and is scheduled to
end later this month, beginning with a phased approach to reopening the country. But no
matter whether you remained in your house on your own or with friends and family, the
situation has taken a toll on a lot of young people mentally.

How to Cope with the Stress and Anxieties of Lockdown

Jan 27, 2021

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A blog by Ashley - Pro-Action Mental Health Ambassador 


So, how are you doing?


Since the pandemic took over the world, it’s been tough for a lot of us. We can’t go on holiday. We can’t visit loved ones. Some of us can’t even leave the house.

It’s normal for parents and children alike to feel anxious, stressed, and frightened about what the future is going to hold. You can’t help but wonder if the world is ever going to go back to normal.


While the introduction of vaccinations is promising, the end of the pandemic is still a long way off. But it’s not healthy for your mental state to continue with this mental anguish, anxiety, and stress. If you’re feeling this way, try these methods to help you get through these times of uncertainty.


Coping at Christmas - 5 Tips to look after your Mental Health

Dec 07, 2020

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Coping at Christmas - 5 Tips to look after your Mental Health

During the festive season, if you are dealing with emotional difficulties and mental ill health the pressures can feel overwhelming. Christmas can bring lots of additional stressors for people such as putting on weight, family strife’s, financial struggle and increased housework.


Pro-Action Survival: Not even Covid-19 can stop us!

Apr 20, 2020

Children And Young People

As we enter the 4th week of Covid-19 lockdown the Pro-Action Team, Tracy, Sue and Abby, reflect on the survival of Pro-Action and what we plan to offer our members in a future beyond the virus.

Early adversity has lasting impact…

Dec 20, 2019

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Our Head of External Relations, Tashmina, recently attended a workshop on ACE's (Adverse Childhood Experiences) awareness and shares some of her key findings here...

Gambling...does it affect your children and young people?

Nov 14, 2019

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'Gambling is everywhere. Betting shops, billboards, football shirts and a myriad of online sites accessible 24 hours a day – it’s hard to avoid.' Rebecca Mark, from YGAM, writes a guest blog on this age old issue which is now a growing concern in children and young people...

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