Health & Wellness

Managing Your Mental Health: How to Cope

how to cope with your mental health

  We live in a stressful world, and many people find that life is only getting harder as time goes on. It’s understandable, therefore, that you might find yourself battling with your mental health just as much as your physical health. Anxiety disorders alone impact over 40 million adults in the US, and these figures…

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5 Ways to Stop Being Self-Conscious

5 ways to stop being self conscious

If you’ve been struggling with feeling self-conscious, you’ll know how difficult it can be. At it’s worst, it can be paralysing and prevent you attaining some of the things you should be capable of achieving in life. This can manifest in you not taking on new challenges, being unprepared to step outside your comfort zone…

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Slightly Different Foods for IBS and FODMAP

fodmap and ibs friendly storecupboard foods

  About three decades ago, I gave my diet a radical overhaul. My health depended on it. Out went convenience food, takeaways and afternoon chocolate bars and in came proper home cooked food. This benefited me so much that I went on to train to help others. I now work as a therapist, specialising in…

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Why You’re Anxious & What To Do About It

differentt types of anxiety and treatment

Anxiety is something that affects pretty much everyone at some point in their lives. However, some people suffer debilitating symptoms and for those people, it is a good idea to have some tools in the toolbox for how to deal with it. If you have a lot of anxiety and want get on top of…

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How Can a Pharmacist Help You Manage Your Health?


  When you have a health issue, the first thing that you might do is make an appointment with your doctor. But that’s not always necessary, especially when you’re dealing with a minor medical issue or you just want to get some advice. Did you know that your local pharmacist could help you in these…

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How To Make your Computer Work Better for your Health

  Many of us work long hours at a computer or other screen. I’ve been doing this since 1999 when I built my first website! I used to spend around 16 hours a day reading, researching and writing for numerous blogs and clients. Then, almost imperceptibly, these long hours started to take its toll on…

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4 ways to have a healthy winter this year

stay healthy with plenty of rest

  I don’t know about you, but I felt like autumn arrived this morning! It’s only the middle of August, yet the nights are getting darker, earlier and temperatures are already dropping. After the past 18 months, which none of us could ever imagine would happen, it’s important to move into the winter months feeling…

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7 Ways To Welcome More Calm Into Your Life

reading to calm the mind

  It’s safe to say that life tends to be a little stressful at the moment. No matter what any of us try to do, it’s so easy to think that we can relax and switch off, but it’s really hard when things are out of our control. Maybe you are feeling really anxious (research…

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Changes to Make That Will Quickly Get You Spending More Time Outside

getting outdoors in nature - three tips

  A few decades ago, many people might spend the vast majority of their time outdoors, both for work and recreation. Since then, societies around the world have become more industrialised, and as our technologies have become more sophisticated, that previous norm has well and truly become a thing of the past. Today, many people…

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