how to cope in times of uncertainty

4 ways to cope in times of great uncertainty

How to cope better with uncertainty during the Covid-19 pandemic. Our mind craves to know what will happen and it constantly tries to predict the future to make sure we are prepared and most...

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Mindfulness and meditation

How to start mindfulness and meditation

Table of contentBenefits of Mindfulness MeditationMyths and MisconceptionsIt’s likely that you’ve heard about the health benefits of meditation – or at least some of them. The benefits range from...

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There may be many reasons why a mum-to-be might bring anxiety into her pregnancy; if this applies to you please know you’re not alone.

Bringing Anxiety into Pregnancy

There may be many reasons why a mum-to-be might bring anxiety into her pregnancy. If this applies to you please know you’re not alone. Even for women who are mentally and physically well the...

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% reasons to add more gratitude to your life

5 Reasons to bring more gratitude into your life

There is plenty of research that shows consciously developing more thankfulness and gratefulness is very good for us both physically and mentally.    These are just some of the benefits of...

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The gift of the breath

The gift of the breath

As mindfulness teacher and psychologist, Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn says, “As long as you are breathing, there is more right with you than there is wrong, no matter how ill or how hopeless you may...

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heat and body-fat

Can the hot weather help me lose body-fat?

In the recent heatwave that spread across Europe, you may have noticed a change in your appetite.  It’s a common experience that we tend to feel less like eating during hot weather and have a...

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A moment of self-compassion

A Moment of Self-Compassion

What can we do when we're upset? Whether it's with ourselves, somebody else or a particular situation. When we're feeling upset with ourselves, with somebody else, or with a particular situation,...

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Hypnosis – 7 myths dispelled

“Look into my eyes...” 7 myths dispelled: the truth about hypnosis Well, truth as much as there is “a truth”, which is really just a construct from the information we have – or perceive to have....

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Why we need self-compassion

Why you should be developing your self-compassion

Think you need to maintain a high level of self-esteem, at all costs, for your well being? Well, if you do, this may come as a surprise – the latest research shows developing self-compassion to...

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Being active in pregnancy

Why being active in pregnancy matters

It seems odd that for such an ‘every day’ biological process the pregnancy experience can be so very different for the women who go through it. For many, it will be a breeze… their faces aglow...

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6 steps to reducing excess stress

Defining excess stress and knowing how it affects you physically and mentally helps you deal with it and spot the warning signs in time.   You might not be able to get out of the situation...

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