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Keep Calm and Carry on with Christmas!

Christmas should be a time of festive cheer, love and laughter with treasured friends and family, but sadly, for some people, it can mark the start of an extremely stressful period.  These worries tend to go far beyond whether they’ve cooked enough food, or if their presents will be well received. Money worries, family issues,…

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Is Stress Hereditary?

I write this brief note because there has been research into hereditary stress and because it is a common question asked by stressed parents who are worried (double the stress again) that they will pass this on to their children. The answer is more than a simple yes or no. It is yes, no and…

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What do I think of mindfulness?

This is a question that I get asked a great deal or the other common question is “does mindfulness work?” The prevalence of this question is down to a number of reasons – Mindfulness is becoming popular and high profile. There are a lot more people qualifying as mindfulness teachers A lot of people are…

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Do you need to go on a social media diet?

Is your emotional health being sustained with the technological equivalent of fast food every day? What are the signs that your intake is unhealthy? What can you do? Read this and understand your social media bloatiness, how it occurs and what you can do to address it. My prompt for writing this article is the…

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Stress: Whose responsibility is it ?

April is Stress Awareness Month in the UK A few weeks ago a survey of 1300 workers by ADP about stress in the workplace was released. Several blogs trumpeted the headline figures including the words “A third of UK workers (31 percent) say their employer has little or no interest in their mental health, despite…

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The trouble with holidays……

In this blog that comes as school returns, we look at some of the stress related behaviours that we have observed which seem to revolve around our annual summer leave. This article is a combination of stories that we have heard time and time again in our workshops over the years and which we have…

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