Looking after your Mental Health

With all the challenges that the coronavirus pandemic brings, looking after our mental health is essential to our overall health and wellbeing. Taking care of our emotional health not only helps us to feel more able to cope with challenging events, it helps to protect our physical health too, in many different ways. The Power […]

Staying Calm during the Coronavirus Outbreak

Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), can be scary and can affect our emotional health. If you’re finding that anxieties are running high, here are some tools and techniques you can use to help calm your mind: Belly Breathing When we’re feeling highly anxious the breath becomes short and shallow. Being aware of […]

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Sleep Well

“A consistent seven to nine hour sleep each night is the most effective thing we can do to reset our brain and body health” (Matthew Walker, Neuroscientist and Sleep Researcher) With so many studies around the impact of sleep deprivation it seems we are only just beginning to realise the fundamental importance of getting a […]

Kindness: an Antidote to Stress

Science has proven that kindness has side effects, and it turns out that all of them are beneficial. In his latest book, kindness expert Dr David Hamilton writes: “Kindness is more than something we do. Kindness has physical effects on the brain, the heart, the immune system and throughout the body in many different ways.”  So […]