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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9 Incredible Mindfulness Transformations

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I never thought mindfulness would transform my life. I enrolled on the mindfulness teacher training course because I thought it would be a nice thing to teach, never realising that it would change my life completely. I must admit that it was a struggle for the first two weeks. The course involved home practice. It…

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How to Boost Your Wellness and Wellbeing at Work

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Do you have a tightness between the shoulders? Clenched jaw? Feeling irritable? Your body tells you when you might be starting to feel stressed, or even overwhelmed so listen to your body, take a mindful action and recharge. Here are a few ideas for a mindful action that you might take: – Go home on…

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Do your genes and mindfulness compete with each other?

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The Human Genome project taught us that we have genes that make us susceptible to getting one or more chronic diseases. Note that I said susceptible, and not that the genes actually cause the diseases. That is because your diet, lifestyle, relationships and environment are the major factors in whether you get these diseases or…

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What Does Mindful Mean and Is It Good For Me?

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What does ‘mindful’ mean? The answer is simple. ‘Mindful’ may be a new buzz word, but all is actually means is focusing your attention, on purpose, on things that are happening in the present moment (rather than being on ‘automatic pilot’ and letting your mind ‘wander’). For example, giving a child your full attention, or…

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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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How to Stop Your Cravings Using Humour

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Rebellion against marketing brainwashing and unhelpful imagery is a good thing, and it is why we are (slowly) seeing changes (cigarette packets, mannequin sizes and so on). But being able to recognise how businesses are trying to get into our brains in order to get us to buy things (by making us feel either good…

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New Mums May Be Suffering Unnecessarily

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Many things are dismissed as being ‘normal for a new mum’, and so mums can suffer unnecessarily. Advertising can make many mums feel that they should be permanently happy, like the photos of new parents and smiling babies that we see all the time, but, of course, life isn’t always sunny. However, it isn’t as…

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SIgA, and How to Reverse Asthma, Eczema, Rhinitis and Allergies

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There is a new buzzword when looking at ways to reverse asthma, eczema, rhinitis (hay-fever) and allergies; and that is SIgA. It sounds very complicated, but essentially SIgA is secreted (that is the ‘S’ bit) by mucous in your intestines, and it binds to allergens and toxins so that the rest of the immune system…

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Can loving kindness meditation reduce chronic pain?

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  If I said ‘loving kindness meditation’ you may think of reduced anxiety, but would you think of reduced chronic back pain? A group of people were asked to do a loving kindness meditation over six weeks, practising every day, and the control group did not do meditation. Those who had done the meditation in…

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