Mental Health

A deep breath can work wonders for your wellbeing, so to help you get into this beneficial practice, we share three intentional breathing techniques that can help soothe stressed minds, and induce calm Pursed lip breathing This technique is all about taking your time and being intentional with every breath. Slowing down your breathing can
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With the help of a counselling psychologist, we explore the lesser-known mental health condition of cyclothymia Throughout our lives, our mental health will naturally fluctuate as we face challenges, as well as periods of joy and happiness. While this is a normal, natural thing, for some people this cycle is more extreme, and they find
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Following the pandemic, new research has revealed an increase in the number of employees disclosing mental health problems to HR leaders In research commissioned by employee experience platform Benefex, a series of online interviews with more than 200 employers has revealed that 87% have seen an increase in the numbers of employees disclosing mental health
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What is it that makes baking such a soothing, evocative pastime? There’s something ritualistic about baking. Laying out the ingredients (running to the corner shop to pick up the one thing you forgot), weighing the quantities, working everything together, putting it in the oven, taking it out of the oven (discovering a wobbly centre and
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From learning about our emotions to taking time to catch up with friends in cosy settings, we share 10 things to do this November Page-turners Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown As a TED Talk legend, five-time number one bestselling author, and research professor, Brené Brown offers a new book to help us find
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We share the little life hacks that help us feel our best every day What’s the secret to a happy life? OK, we don’t know the answer to that – in fact, we don’t think there is just one. But while there’s no magic formula to achieving a blissful existence, there are daily habits we
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For more than 30 years, part of actor, writer, and director David Harewood’s life story has been obscured from his view. Now he’s discovered what really happened to his younger self, and has found peace, purpose, and liberation after coming to terms with his own experience of psychosis David Harewood is sitting in his kitchen
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What’s the relationship between sugar and mental health, and how can we make sure it’s a balanced one? Sugar plays a huge role in our food culture, packed into tasty treats and everyday snacks. That said, it’s fair to say the sweet stuff doesn’t have the best press, with the way that it can negatively
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As the singer, songwriter, and crafter of emotional masterpieces releases her latest single ‘Easy on Me’, we’re reflecting on the wellbeing lessons we can take from Adele Think moving masterpieces, and a lot of people will immediately point to Adele, whose searingly honest tracks have been taking us on journeys through the human experience since
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The pain of teeth grinding is something many people struggle with, and yet lots don’t even realise they’re doing it – though they certainly feel it. Here, we get to the root of bruxism, and how to stop it leaving you ground down A few years ago I was eating a Twix, when one of
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From managing stresses, to feeling empowered by your sensitivities, we share five essential steps to help you thrive as an HSP It’s estimated that around 20% of us are considered a highly sensitive person (HSP) – someone who, due to an innate trait, experiences more intense emotional, mental, and physical reactions to stimuli. However, there
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