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World Mental Health Day 2018 – Young people and mental health in a changing world

Did you know that approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year? It has been reported that in England alone 1 in 6 experience a common mental health problem, for example depression or anxiety, in any given week. Even more worryingly, around 1 in 10 children and […]

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6 Reasons you’ll benefit from a social media detox

  Did you know that on average a person checks their phone 150 times a day? We can be sat at the family dinner table and rather than conversing together, our heads are slumped and our concentration is given to the filter on our latest Instagram post; falling into the false reality of the social media […]

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How to make the most of your weekend

After a hard week at work the last thing on most of our minds is being productive at the weekend; but maybe the problem is that we’re confusing being busy with being productive. Making the most of your time at the weekend doesn’t mean that you have to be constantly busy and partaking in activities. […]

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6 Stress busting exercises to help increase your wellbeing

When you’re feeling particularly stressed, the last thing you probably want to do is exercise, but it’s one of the best remedies for tackling your stress! Taking part in physical activity helps to increase the production of your brain’s feel-good neurotransmitters, endorphins which contribute to relieving your stress levels. As well as busting stress, exercising […]

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Productivity tips for staying on your ‘A’ game at work

“Productivity is never an accident it’s the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort” – Paul Meyer. Does it ever get to the end of the work day and you feel it has been a very unproductive day? That you’ve had so much on you’ve struggled to prioritise your time and […]

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Exercise for Mental Wellbeing

Exercise is a vital element to ensure optimum wellbeing. Finding the best kind of exercise for you, could be the key that you need to unlock the door of psychosocial rewards associated with exercise. Any physical activity increases endorphins, which improves your happiness levels. Happiness is a factor of wellbeing which is why we recommend […]

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Eliminating Negative Thinking

Nothing in life is certain – except the fact that as we move through it we will encounter change, good and bad. Worrying is completely normal because of this. but sometimes, we overthink and over worry about certain situations that we really do not need to. Change is inevitable, and soon the stressor that’s leaving […]

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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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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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