Sleep

Sleep

Sleep why is it important? Sleep is especially important to our health and wellbeing; it cannot be emphasised enough how much our bodies need sleep.  Sleep quality is important to our health and those with poor sleep patterns are liable to experience daytime...

Ethan Kross – Chatter – Book Review

Ethan Kross – Chatter – Book Review

Ethan Kross has written an interesting book that confronts that rarely discussed subject – the voice we all have in our heads… the one where we talk to ourselves.  You know the one, the voice that very occasionally says ‘well done’, but more likely admonishes or...

Long Covid – What is it?

Long Covid – What is it?

What is Long Covid? The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recently defined Long Covid as the continuing symptoms of Covid-19 for twelve weeks or more – where the symptoms cannot be satisfactorily explained by an alternative diagnosis.   The...

Walking Meditation

Walking Meditation

Many of us have found the time particularly during the pandemic to walk.  It’s been a good way of getting away from things and an excellent way to get some fresh air and much needed exercise. But is walking always good for our mental health? I have been an...

Water

Water

Sixty percent of each and every one of us is water. And almost 90 per cent of our blood is made up of water – so much of what we are is H2O. There are no simple rules about how much water we should drink – and yes you can drink too much, and it can cause health...

Covid 19 and Our Mental Wellbeing

Covid 19 and Our Mental Wellbeing

For over a year now our ‘normal way of being’ has been changed and disrupted in a way that few of us could ever have imagined.  Shops, pubs, restaurants, and gyms all closed, millions working from home, millions furloughed from work and sadly many of others made...

Work Related Stress

Work Related Stress

The onset of work-related stress – is often a gradual process, it creeps up on us over time.  We are generally resilient, and we manage to do more and more but, eventually we all run out of capacity and we find ourselves with too much to do.  Very interestingly, when...

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