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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New Year's Resolutions

Are New Year’s Resolutions doomed to failure?

An abundance of joggers in the park, news articles about going sober, a plethora of adverts from fitness and diet companies. It can only mean one thing... it must be the New Year. After the...

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Lockdown lethargy

Lockdown lethargy

Life as we know it has been changed due to the pandemic. For people in countries where lockdown has been applied, such as Spain, India, Singapore, New Zealand, Morocco, Russia, Qatar, Italy, Sri...

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Psycho-endocrine physiology of stress

Psycho-endocrine physiology of stress

The concept of wellbeing is banded about by politicians and life coaches but metrics or tangible measures are rarely given. Nevertheless we all have a sense of what it means: At its extreme it is...

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Benefits of journaling

The benefits of journaling

“Have you tried writing about it?” is a phrase you might have heard people say. Or maybe you have given this sort of advice to someone yourself. Writing is not only an excellent way to blow off...

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Self-care is boring

We see endless messages online about self-care: “Self care matters because it helps you stay happy, healthy and resilient. It’s important to make sure you learn how to take good care of your body...

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stop yourself from overeating this Christmas

How to stop yourself from overeating this Christmas

“It’s Christmas – everyone overeats!” And there is certainly an emphasis on food and drink at this time of year. How many of us go into Christmas with the expectation of eating more than usual?...

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What is Emotional Health?

Emotional Health is important. We believe that everyone has the right to access emotional health support that is either free or affordable, quickly available, and without the need for...

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Horses

3 things we can learn about ourselves from horses

Humans are endlessly fascinated by horses. We can see them as beautiful, handsome and noble. We can see them as large and spirited. They can be dainty and graceful. They can be fiery, scary and...

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Mindfulness

The modern mindfulness movement

At ELK.Health mindfulness is one of the skills we teach people to make them emotionally happier and healthier. Mindfulness is not a form of therapy, but we do employ mindfulness-centred...

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grief of miscarriage

Miscarriage, Grief & Moving On

For many, there’s no greater loss than the loss of a child, and it may seem distasteful but the when it comes to the tangibility of grief it seems easier to understand the impact of the loss of a...

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7 tricks to being more active

7 tricks for being more active

Many of us have been enjoying the benefits of working from home this year. A super short commute! Freshly prepared, home-made lunches! Extra time! To name just a few of the bounties. It’s been an...

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4 ways to reduce excess stress

4 ways to reduce excess-stress

Have you ever wondered why certain questions or topics make you feel irritable? Why you tend to bring work home with you? Thinking about the next day instead of relaxing in the now? It might be...

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