Lend an Ear

Talking and listening can ease stress and reduce anxiety. The best gift we can give to the people we care about this festive season is listening when they need it most.

After the last couple of years, we could all use an ear. Give yours this Christmas.

45% struggle to open up about their problems because they’re worried they’ll be judged

1 in 5 people think it’s hard to talk about how they’re really feeling at Christmas because they’re expected to be happy

1 in 4 people say their family talks more about food than emotions at Christmas

5 simple tips from the experts to take you from good listener to great

The better we talk, the better we feel

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Top Tips for a more meaningful conversation

Top tips from our charity experts and consultant clinical psychologist, Dr Lucy Maddox, on how to make your conversations more meaningful.

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