Personal support

Resources to support you and your family's health and wellbeing.

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Written by Kate, Markeeta, Aoife and 1 other
Mental health and wellbeing

Building healthy relationships

Read on for tips on how to nurture relationships with those you care about.
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Written by Aoife
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Are you, or someone you know, really ok?

A conversation can change a life.
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Written by Aoife
Updated over a week ago

Virtual activities

Check out The British Museum or take part in an escape room - all from the comfort of your own home.
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Written by Aoife
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Looking after your mental health during isolation

Having to isolate during the pandemic can be challenging, here are some ways you can look after your mental wellbeing.
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Written by Aoife
Updated over a week ago

Are you having trouble sleeping?

Here are some podcasts and apps that might help you relax.
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5 things to do while you're in isolation

Avoid getting bored during your isolation period, and use the time to your advantage.
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Mental health resources

The Sonder nurses share their top picks when it comes to mental health and general wellbeing resources.
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Anger management 101

Feeling hot under the collar? Learn to understand your frustration triggers and how to address them in the healthiest way possible.
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How to support others and look after yourself

If you're the person who people depend on, who's looking out for you?
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Written by Aoife
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How to relieve stress while working from home

Tips and strategies to help you manage working from home.
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Written by Kate
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5 ways to help cope with stress

Stressful situations are a part of life, here are some ways to help you deal with them.
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Written by Aoife
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10 tips for managing anxiety during COVID-19

If you’re feeling anxious or worried during this time, you’re not alone.
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Written by Markeeta
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Feeling overwhelmed and stressed?

Explore the signs of stress and how to manage feelings of being overwhelmed.
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Written by Aoife
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Managing study stress

Studying can be stressful, here are some ways you can cope.
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Written by Markeeta
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How to keep your motivation momentum going

Remaining focused can be tough, we share some top ways to stay on track.
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Written by Markeeta
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How to get motivated

If you’re having trouble finding the means to become motivated, Sonder is here to help.
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Written by Markeeta
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Wellbeing mobile apps

Here are some apps that may help you look after your wellbeing.
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First aid

First aid action plan

Use the DRSABCD action plan to assess whether someone has any life-threatening conditions and if they need immediate first aid assistance.
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Written by Aoife
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Eye injuries

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of an eye injury.
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Poisoning

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of poisoning.
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Febrile convulsions

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a child experiencing convulsions.
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Shock

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of shock.
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Heart attack

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a heart attack.
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Diabetic emergency

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a diabetic emergency.
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Fracture and dislocations

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a fracture or dislocation.
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Concussion

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a concussion.
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Sprains and strains

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a strain or sprain.
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Severe bleeding

What to do in the event of severe bleeding.
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A choking adult/child

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a choking adult/child.
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A choking infant

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a choking infant.
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Burns and scalds

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of burns or scalds.
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Severe allergic reaction (Anaphylaxis)

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a severe allergic reaction.
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Nose bleed

What to do in the event of a nose bleed.
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Fainting

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of someone fainting.
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Bites and stings quick quide

What to do in the event of bites and stings.
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Asthma attack

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of an asthma attack.
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Spider bites

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a spider bite.
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First aid resources

Discover first aid resources for some common injuries and medical concerns.
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Pregnancy and parenting

Parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic

Here are some ways that might help you cope with the pressures that come with parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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What to expect when raising teens

Raising teenagers isn't easy. Here are some ways you can support them from mental health to dealing with sexuality.
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10 tips for encouraging good behaviour in teens

With changing hormones, emotions and experiences during the teen years, here are some ways to support your child.
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Maternity resources

Our team of nurses share their top parenting and baby-related resources.
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Wondering what to expect when your child reaches preschool age?

How to support and nurture your child between the ages of 3-5.
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Why is my baby crying?

What to expect and how to manage your baby's crying.
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What if my baby is refusing to take to breastfeeding or biting?

Some potential causes and what to do if your baby is refusing your breast or biting.
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Toddler behaviour and sleep

What to expect for your little one between the ages of 1 and 3.
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Blocked milk ducts, mastitis and breast abscesses

What to do if you're experiencing blocked milk ducts, mastitis or breast abscesses.
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Toddler language, weaning and nutrition

How to support your young ones aged 1-3 as they grow.
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Signs to look out for when your baby or toddler is tired

How to spot early signs of tiredness and what to do.
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Raising children with additional needs

Advice for parents on how to support their child or children who have additional needs.
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How to increase milk supply when breastfeeding

If you're not expressing enough breastmilk, here are some things that may help.
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Breastfeeding attachment techniques

Trouble with breastfeeding is common, here are some tips that may help.
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Overstimulation in babies and children

How overstimulation can affect your child and what to do.
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Why is my baby or toddler afraid of the bath?

What to do if your baby or toddler is afraid of the bath.
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Newborns: what to expect in the first week

What you can expect in the first week of caring for your newborn.
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Newborns: colic

What colic is and what to do
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Newborns: general behaviour

What general behaviour you can expect from your newborn.
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