Mindfulness MBCT for Life Eight-Week Course

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** Start date Monday 11 March, 10 am – 12 noon ** ** No classes on 29 April or 6 May – Bank Holidays** ‘Being in a group has been amazing – it has given me a toolbox of skills that I can use for stressful and difficult situations.’ If you have a sense of…

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Wellness Is Easier Than You Think

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The Secret To Wellness The first secret to wellness is that there isn’t just one secret – there are nine and I write about every one of them in my book to make life easy for you! I even link them together so you can see why we need all nine. Are Your Genes Causing…

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One Way to Improve Your Anxiety Right Now

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You have an amazing 100 trillion friendly bacteria (called the microbiome) living in your gut which protect you from digestive problems, but research suggests that these bacteria can also affect your thoughts, feelings and behaviour. In fact, we now know that anxiety and gut health are closely related and if some of your friendly bacteria…

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Depression and Anxiety can be Reversed, and it is Easier than you Think

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When I read this article, where people with anxiety and depression feel like a rubbish friend, and can push people away when they really don’t want to, it made me cry. We have all been there to a greater or lesser extent, but there is a way to reverse both anxiety and depression and so…

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Treating the root-cause – probiotics reversing OCD, anxiety and depression

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It may be hard to believe that the bacteria in our gut can impact our mental health, but the results of hundreds of recent studies show that probiotics have the potential to positively impact brain function, improve mood, treat depression and anxiety, and reduce stress. The way that the gut bacteria treat the root-cause of…

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Thyroid disorders – the hidden disease

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Why hidden? Because doctors don’t do all the tests needed to diagnose it, and that is because the symptoms can be non-specific, and be similar to those of other conditions. The main people who get thyroid disorders are women, either following childbirth or approaching middle age. Men can get it but it is less common…

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You can make a difference to your physical and mental health and do not let anyone tell you differently

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The question many people ask is “Can I reverse my health problems”? The short answer to this question is that it depends on the extent of damage that has already occurred in your body. If part of your pancreas has been destroyed, as in the case of Type 1 diabetes, then it cannot be reversed (although…

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Is It A Health Problem Or simply Too Much Candida?

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What Is Candida? You will hear a lot about Candida in winter, when many of us indulge in sugary drinks and foods, but what is Candida exactly and why is it a problem? The Candida people are usually referring to is Candida albicans, which is a yeast that lives with us quite happily, and doesn’t normally…

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