It’s true that a new car or house, a luxury trip, or some designer clothes and bags can give us an instant feeling of joy and gladness. But the positive emotions brought by these things quickly wane and if […]
Another New Year isn’t just about making new resolutions for the next year but it can be useful to use it as a time to reflect, learn and take some responsibility for our own lives. It can be a time to step up, focus on our dreams, get a sense of what we would like […]
Here are a few ways to boost your mood after the clocks go back and dark winter evenings begin.
like you mean it. A 2011 study carried out by Michigan State University showed that thinking about something positive that makes you smile can actually make you happier. […]
Every start of the year gives us a great feeling that there is ‘hope’. That’s most probably why we make New Year resolutions. We all want that this year be better or if not, as happy and fortunate as the last. Nevertheless, no matter how we try to start things right, troubles often come our […]
Our bodies and minds can be trained to be fitter and stronger and more resilient. Below are a few ideas to try …..
Don’t take things personally
Are people always making you the target of their conversations? If someone does say something mean it doesn’t make it true. You can take it or leave […]
Christmas is, according to whichever survey you read, always somewhere in the top 20 most stressful events of life – it’s often ranked as highly as sixth. Most of the other events are infrequent for most of us (deaths, marriage, divorce, house moves etc), but Christmas comes around with great regularity! According to […]
Too busy to relax?
Are you too busy to relax? You are not alone. One of the major complaints of most adults, especially working professionals is that they don’t have enough time to relax and enjoy the ‘fruits’ of their labour. What’s more, some of them feel terribly guilty whenever they take time for themselves.
Can we carry on 24/7?
Why relax? When you are relaxing, you are allowing your body to regulate its stress hormones properly. When you’re always faced with stressful events or situations, your system releases a cocktail of adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones are necessary to heighten your body’s responses and deal with external threats […]
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating condition that causes persistent exhaustion and fatigue. It doesn’t get better with more sleep. There are around 250,000 people in the UK currently suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), according to the NHS. With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) you can experience , severe fatigue, low grade fever, […]
Exercise – New Year’s Resolution again?
Most Januarys people want a fresh start to the year and a new life, new focus, etc and eating less, getting fit, changing jobs, re-evaluating their lives/relationships are high on the list each year.
If you are depressed the last thing you may want to do is exercise […]
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