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Curve your Stress Eating!

When we are stressed, our cortisol levels increase. An increase in cortisol can often cause us to crave unhealthier food options. Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco Medical center, concluded that women tend to crave mostly carbohydrates, especially sweet foods. Whereas, a recent survey found 61% of males crave salty snacks when […]

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Facebook detox: Is it worth taking a break?

We are all constantly looking for new ways to de-stress, and as much as we recommend practicing the classic yoga and mindfulness, sometimes more obvious habits can be adopted in order to decrease stress levels. Recently, a study conducted by University of Queensland, concluded that taking a five day break from Facebook, a platform used […]

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Deep Breathing: The 4-7-8 Approach

Breathing exercises can be incredibly beneficial to help us wind down and remain calm during our bedtime routines. Being one of the cheapest means to help aid sleep, there are many popular breathing exercises that can be carried out. A Harvard trained medical doctor, Dr Andrew Weil, believes breathing in and out is the key […]

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Links between Stress and the most common causes of Death

After attending a recent nutrition workshop, it became apparent that stress can be linked to every major health problem. The top 4 causes of death within the UK are; Dementia, Heart Disease, Cancer and Diabetes. Although, since 2001 the “death rates from heart disease and stroke have halved for both males and females” and during […]

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How to: Develop a positive attitude

It can sometimes be incredibly difficult to stay positive in difficult situations, and often a negative hour can turn into a ruined day, which can easily turn in to a bad week. Here are some tips to help you snap out of a negative mindset as soon as possible so that you are not feeling […]

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Yoga for Stress

Yoga has a proven calming affect; it lowers blood pressure as well as relieves anything from chronic back pain to anxiety and depression. Because of this, many people use yoga as a natural, free remedy for Stress. It also has the added benefit that it can be carried out anywhere and everywhere! If you are […]

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How to fall asleep faster!

  Sleep is a vital part of obtaining good wellbeing. We spend a third of our lives asleep. Despite what many of us believe, it is impossible to be in good health and not have enough quality sleep. Lack of sleep has been said to impact our health as much as, if not equally to; […]

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#InternationalWellbeingWednesday – Caffeine

Wellbeing Wednesday is approaching very soon and this year’s theme is all about: getting a better night’s sleep. One of our main tips for getting a better night’s sleep would be to cut down on your Caffeine intake. Reaching for a cup of coffee first thing in the morning is something we are nearly all […]

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How to manage your time effectively

If you are determined to improve your productivity this year, then we recommend that you try to adopt Steven Covey’s ‘Time Management Matrix’ in all aspects of your life. From using it in your everyday life like buying bread at the shop, replying to an email at work or even taking the kids to school, […]

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Resilience

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” Albert Einstein. Throughout our whole lives, we have unknowingly been improving our resilience skills. From learning to walk to being a toddler running around the park, we have been learning to thrive through challenges and adversity our […]

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