Best Podcasts for Sleep

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/blogs/caring-crate-blog/best-podcasts-for-sleep We love how easy podcasts are to listen to, and think they're a great way to add a little extra self-care to whatever you're doing.  While we've previously put together our favourite podcasts for self-carechronic illness, and mental health, podcasts can also be used to help soothe you into slumber.  These podcasts are specially designed to help your mind wander and relax, so that you're able to fall asleep more easily.  If you're someone who deals with insomnia regularly, they can also help provide you with a bit of comfort and company on difficult nights.

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Lyrics That Put Mental Health Issues into Words

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/blogs/caring-crate-blog/mental-health-lyrics When you're not feeling yourself, it can be quite easy to feel as though you're alone, or you can't put your feelings into words.  For those times when you just need a song to say exactly what you feel, we've put together a list of lyrics that you can identify with.  

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8 Ways to Make It Easier to Get Out of Bed

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/blogs/caring-crate-blog/ways-to-make-it-easier-to-get-out-of-bed Anyone whose experienced depression knows how your bed can become a safe refuse when you're lacking the motivation and energy to get up.  When dealing with depression, even the smallest tasks can seem insurmountable - and you're not alone in that.  But, if you know that you feel a little bit better when you are able to get up, if only for a few minutes, these steps can help make it just a little bit easier to try.

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Favourite Pets to Follow on Instagram for Animal Therapy

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/blogs/caring-crate-blog/favourite-pets-to-follow-on-instagram-for-animal-therapy It's no surprise that being around animals can be great for your mental health, from helping to reduce stress and anxiety and boost your mood.  If you're not able to be around a pet in your life - or are simply needing a dose of cute pictures and videos, we've put together some of our favourite animal accounts on Instagram to take your mind of whatever is going on, and help you remember what is important.

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Self-Care Gift Guide for Moms

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/blogs/caring-crate-blog/self-care-gift-guide-for-moms Looking for a gift for a special mom this Mother's Day?  Why not choose a gift that encourages this mom to take a little me time and unwind, allowing them to refill their own cup before pouring into others.  To help you out, we've put together a list of some of our favourite self-care gift options to help mom feel loved and pampered.

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